Frederick Leonard Moultrie
April 13, 1943 – August 2, 2018
Frederick L. Moultrie, 75, passed away on August 2, 2018. Fred was born in Portland, OR, on April 13th, 1943 to Verl and Irene Moultrie. He joined brothers Vern and David and sisters Marlene and Debbie-Joan. Fred attended Lane Elementary School and graduated from Franklin High School in 1961.
After graduation he enlisted in the United States Marine Corps and served until honorably discharged in 1965. Fred received a BS in Elementary Education and an MS in School Administration from Portland State University. He worked his entire career at North Clackamas School District as a classroom teacher, PE teacher, and Assistant Principal before retiring in 1998.
Fred married Louise Talarico on October 10, 1980. They enjoyed traveling with family and friends, especially to Hawaii. After retirement Fred and Lou became snowbirds, traveling to Arizona. Life was good in Arizona with sightseeing trips around the state, golf, and lots of sunshine. Fred was very excited when he learned about the senior softball league. His time playing ball with his BAJA teammates was very special to him. He enjoyed the camaraderie, the laughs, the exercise, and developing his skills.
Fred was a loving and proud father to Shannon and Sean. He was so happy when he became a grandfather to Jett and Ginger and enjoyed time spent with them playing, hiking, and going to the park.
Fred was preceded in death by his parents Verl and Irene, his brothers Vern and David, his sister Marlene, and his infant son Tye Dean.
Fred is survived by his wife Lou, children Shannon and Sean (Stacey) and their mother Cobey Couture, grandchildren Jett and Ginger, his sister Debbie-Joan (John) Reid, Uncle Truman (Ila) Moultrie, Aunt Leah Curtz, and numerous cousins, nieces, and nephews.
Memorial service with military honors will be held on Friday, August 24th at 12:00 p.m. at Willamette National. A Celebration of Life will be planned for a later date.
In lieu of flowers, please consider contributing to Kaiser Foundation Hospice Care.
- Kaiser Foundation Hospice Care
Committal Service with Military Honors
12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
Willamette National Cemetery
11800 SE Mt. Scott Blvd.
Frederick Leonard Moultrie
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August 13, 2018
I was Jett and Ginger’s Nanny for over 6 years, and I will always remember how Fred and Lou would take the kids outdoors and have a marvelous time! Fred cared so deeply about his grandkids, how they were raised, what they were learning. He seemed to have that ‘young attitude’, but with a firm guiding hand. I am sure he will be missed greatly. My condolences to Lou and whole Moultrie family. Love, Nanny Julie
August 10, 2018
My earliest memories of Fred were from when he and my dad ran the summer rec program in the late 60's, early 70's . Not much later, I remember Fred showing up at our house on his motorcycle, asking to talk to dad. The two of them would do go onto the deck, put their feet in the pool, have a beer and talk. I always wanted to go out there and find out what they were talking about, but my mom wouldn't let me. Fred was dad's best friend. Their friendship was full of respect, laughter, and love. After dad passed, whenever I would see Fred we would hug and I would always start crying, knowing that this was dad's best friend I was hugging. I loved Fred's smile. Finding out about his passing was like losing dad all over again. So very painful. I know that dad was waiting to greet him, beer in hand, arm around his shoulder, both smiling and happy to be together again. Much love to your family....