Murray Frederick Moore was born on March 21, 1951, to James F. and Macy Elizabeth Moore in Houston, TX. He had an older sister, Barbara, and a half-brother, Jimmy.
He grew up in Pasadena, TX. Murray attended Richie Elementary, Jackson Middle School, graduating from Pasadena High School in 1969.
Murray was a convert to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints with his family in 1963. He served a mission in Ohio for the church from 1971-1973. He loved his mission experience and talked about it often. Upon returning home, he attended BYU where he met his wife, Debra Earley. They married on June 28, 1974, in the Logan LDS Temple. The couple had 5 children together: Douglas, Jennifer, Craig, Michelle, and Angela.
At the time of his passing, he was a long-haul truck driver for Godfrey Trucking. On November 6, 2021, he lost his battle with Covid at the University Hospital in Salt Lake City, UT. Thanks to all staff there for caring for him.
Preceded in death by his parents. Survived by his wife, Debra; sons, Douglas (Jill) Moore, Craig (Veronica) Moore; daughters, Jennifer (Mitch) Hogan, Michelle Shock, Angela Bird; 22 grandchildren, 6 great-grandchildren and one on the way; and numerous friends.
Funeral services will be held at 12:00 on Saturday, November 13, 2021, at the Overlake 1st Ward LDS Chapel (220 W 2200 N, Tooele, UT). A viewing will be held from 10:00 am to 11:30 am prior to the services at the same location. Interment will follow at the Tooele City Cemetery. Services entrusted with Didericksen Memorial.
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