Russell Moore died Feb. 3, 2013, at Willow Tree Care Center in Delta. He was 93.
A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m., Friday, Feb. 8, at Garnet Mesa Baptist Church in Delta.
Russell Stuart Moore was born to Ray and Dessie (Huffman) Moore on Nov. 10, 1919, in Horton, Kan. He spent his childhood in the San Luis Valley and graduated from Alamosa High School.
On Dec. 25, 1943, he married Norma Lucille Stone in Fort Morgan. She survives.
Mr. Moore, a retired blacksmith, enjoyed spending time outdoors, fishing, hunting, camping, traveling in his motorhome and woodworking. He was a member of Garnet Mesa Baptist Church and had lived in Delta since 1996, coming from Fort Morgan.
Mr. Moore is survived by his wife of 69 years, Norma of Delta; two daughters, Sharon Espeseth and Linda Endsley, both of Delta; seven grandchildren, Sherrilyn Turner, Cristy Espeseth, Bethany Espeseth, Erica Billings, Brenda Miles, Natalie Wertz and Lance Endsley; and seven great-grandchildren, Larissa Turner, Lara Turner, Serena Unrien, Maya Billings, Lily Billings, Justin Wertz and Sophie Endsley.
He was preceded in death by his brother, Earl Moore; and one grandson, John Espeseth.
Memorial contributions may be sent to Garnet Mesa Baptist Church, 863 A Street, Delta, CO 81416.
Arrangements are being handled by Taylor Funeral Service and Crematory.
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