He was born April 5, 1932, the son of Selbert and Dorothy Moore, was born in Brazil.
He was a graduate of Staunton High School, Rose Poly Tech, and received his law degree from George Washington University.
Gerald later moved to California, where he established his own law practice and received many awards for his work in the community as a Rotarian.
He is survived by four children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren and friends.
A celebration of his life will take place on his birthday, in Carson City, Nev., where Gerald had spent the last 16 years.
Final arrangements are being handled by Fitzhenry's Funeral Home, Carson City, Nev.