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Carl Leroy Moon Dec. 14, 1937 - Aug. 4, 2018

Carl Moon, 80, of Peru passed away peacefully at his home on Saturday, Aug. 4, 2018, at 12:25 in the afternoon.

He was born on Dec. 14, 1937, in Peru to John and Lois Moon. He married Pearlene Faye Ashlock on Dec. 29, 1956. Together they had three sons, David, Scott and Jeff.

Carl served in the Indiana National Guard and was named Indiana Guardsman of the Year. He worked for Hoosier Telecable when cable TV first came to Peru. Carl also owned a radio and television tower business, Moon’s Antenna Service. Carl was the factory foreman at W.C. Redmon for over four decades. Even in retirement, Carl was very busy. He performed all the maintenance for First Baptist Church. Many widows of the community relied on him to take them to their doctors’ appointments or fix things in their homes, and they enjoyed regular Friday night dinners out. Carl had many hobbies, including flying model airplanes and bribing citizens of Peru with his world-class chocolate peanut clusters. Carl loved being around his family, but is finally home with his beloved wife and Savior, Jesus Christ.

Carl is survived by his three loving sons, J. David (Krysten) Moon, Scott (Brenda) Moon and Jeff (Angela) Moon. He will be greatly missed by his 23 grandchildren, Nick (Krista), Jon, Angel, Debby, Joey, Sam, Andy, Danny, Paul, Kara, Kalan (Molly), Brady, Mallory, Reylee (Terrie), Elijah, Tiffany (Noah), Brandi, Gabby and Austyn. He will also be missed by his six great-grandchildren, Zayden, Zyler, Taira, Tanya, Izzy and Jaidyn. Carl was preceded in death by his wife Pearlene and his sister Marilyn.

Friends may call on Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018, from 11 a.m. until time of service at 2 p.m. at the First Baptist Church (53 E. Main St., Peru, Indiana) with Pastor Robert Adelsperger and Pastor Clifton Ashlock officiating. Burial will follow at Mount Hope Cemetery in Peru. Military service will be provided by the Miami County Military Rites Team. Memorial contributions may be made to First Baptist Church and/or Peru Rolling Chapel through Flowers-Leedy Funeral Home.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Flowers-Leedy Funeral Home. Family and friends may sign the online guestbook at www.FlowersLeedyAllen.com.