Born: 1/16/1964, Maysville, Kentucky
Chris Moore, 47, passed away at his home in Thompson Springs July 17, 2011.
Chris was born January 16, 1964 to Carolyn Sue Whitt and Wayne Edward Moore in Maysville, Kentucky. He grew up in Moorehead, Kentucky where he attended school. His father passed away in 1977 and in 1985 he and his mother moved to Moab. Chris worked for the National Parks and Forest Services most of his life with his favorite hobby being arch hunting. On September 13, 2003 he married his sweetheart Tracey Jo Heckathorn in Glenwood Springs, Colorado. They lived in the Denver area and then moved back to the Moab area in 2008 living in Moab, LaSal, and then Thompson Springs.
Chris had authored books on where arches could be found in the area , was a member of the National Arches and Bridge Society.
He is survived by his wife Tracey , daughter Jenessa Lynn Heckathorn; son Tyson Harold Heckathorn; mother Carolyn Sue Moore.
He was preceded in death by his father Wayne.
A viewing will be held Thursday July 21, 2011 from 5:00 to 7:00 pm followed by a Celebration of Life at 7:00 pm at Spanish Valley Mortuary. A graveside services will be held in Moorehead, Kentucky at Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens under the direction of Northcutt and Sons Funeral Home at a late time.
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