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Frank W. Moy Jr.

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From page A4 | August 29, 2014 |

frank moy

Feb. 19, 1925 — Aug. 11, 2014

Frank W. Moy Jr. was born Feb. 19, 1925, in San Diego, Calif., and passed away Aug. 11, 2014, in Fairfield following a long illness. He was 89, a member of the Greatest Generation.

Frank loved his country. As a teenager, he tried to enter the Navy, but was turned away due to a hearing disability. He did not give up on serving his country and was eventually able to serve as a nurse during World War II. One of his last wishes was to have an American flag in his bedroom.

While serving in the Navy, he met the love of his life, Chickie, at the Oakland USO. They were married and raised four children in Fairfield and Gordon Valley. Frank worked as a firefighter at the Benicia Arsenal and at Travis Air Force Base. He then worked as an aircraft mechanic at Travis AFB. Frank worked at other jobs to support his family over the years, including jobs at Canova Moving, Fairfield Funeral Home and, later, at Cal Roofing Systems.

Frank was a great athlete and was named the top boys’ tennis player at Hoover High School in San Diego. He taught his children how to be competitive and was a mean ping-pong player. In grade school, he won a bicycle by outlasting every challenger in a paddle-ball contest.

Frank and Chickie lived in Faifield’s Waterman Park, where they made lifelong friends. The couple built their first house together on Hamilton Drive in Fairfield. They dug wells, plumbed, framed and Chickie even drove nails. They eventually moved to Gordon Valley, where they stayed until their children were grown. They sold their home in the valley and took the trip of their lifetime in a motor home across the United States. They later settled in a home on Empire Street in Fairfield.

Frank was very involved in the community. He was among the last trustees at the historic Gomer School in Suisun Valley, then served as a trustee for Suisun Valley School. He hired George Pettygrove, former mayor of Fairfield, for his first teaching job. Frank was a leader for the Upper Suisun Valley 4-H club. He taught himself and his children how to raise lambs and grow walnuts. He loved his animals and especially loved his big black Chesapeake Bay retriever, Chuck.

Frank and Chickie were a perfect couple who mastered the art of conversation and always had something good to say. But the key was they were also great listeners. They never judged anybody, and loved life. Chickie passed away in 1993, breaking Frank’s heart.

Frank is survived by his sons and daughters-in-law, Bob and Linda Moy, Bill and Diane Moy and Ken and Catherine “Cat” Moy; and daughter, Conni Moy Krawesky. He was proud of his grandchildren and great-grandchildren including grandsons, Rod and wife Rebecca Moy, Bobby Moy, and Jason Avila; granddaughters, Kelli Krawesky, Julie and husband Peter Amen, Holly Moy, Michelle Moy, Amanda ”Zen” Moy, Melika and husband Mike McGanty, and Stacy (Avila) Provenzano and husband Doug; great-grandchildren, Olivia Amen, Sam Amen, Benjamin Amen, Kennedy White, Jade and Roman McGanty, and Kaylani Wilkerson. Frank loved and was very close to his nephew, Mike Childs and nieces, Shelley and Susie Archibald; he loved all of his nieces, Marilyn and husband Kieran Bergin and Nancy Archibald;  nephews, Mike and wife Maria Moy, Roger and wife Deb Moy, Tim and wife Diane Archibald.

Donations may be made to: Suisun Valley 4-H Club, 501 Texas St., First Floor, Fairfield, CA. 94533; Attn: Valerie Williams.

Arrangements are under the direction of Fairfield Funeral Home 1750 Pennsylvania Ave. Fairfield, Calif. 94533, 707-425-1041.

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  • Bill CrabtreeAugust 28, 2014 - 9:23 am

    I'm so very sorry to read the passing of your Dad. He was a great man and was liked and loved by all who ever met him. Sincerely, Bill Crabtree for the Crabtree Family

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