1976 ~ 2021
Chad lost his battle with cancer after fighting for 3 ½ years but won the war on July 12, 2021. At age 44 he passed away peacefully, at his home in Riverton, Utah. He was born six weeks early on July 17, 1976 to Ray and Vicky Moore. He lived an idyllic childhood with the Bitterroot Boys in Taylorsville. He graduated from Cottonwood High School, as a Sterling Scholar in 1995. He was forever blessed and honored to serve a mission in the Hungary Budapest Mission from 1995-1997. He started and nurtured several friendships that lasted throughout his life. It was the best 2 years of his life until he met his sweetheart, Melanie Speirs, his soul mate. They were sealed in the Salt Lake Temple on March 7, 2001 and together were raising their three amazing sons.
He graduated from the University of Utah with his Master's Degree in Accounting, Cum Laude. Chad's career included working in public accounting. Over the last 10 years he has worked in accounting and finance at Utah Housing. His current position was VP of Financial Analysis.
Chad was loved by ALL who knew him. He dedicated his life to his family and helping others. Chad's positive, happy attitude was infectious. He was the most selfless person, always putting everyone's needs before his own. He used humor to lighten the severity of his difficult circumstance. His smile was contagious. He loved hiking, fishing, camping, snowboarding, traveling and spending time with his family and friends.
Chad is survived by his wife Melanie, three sons, Seth, Luke and Wesley, and by his parents Ray and Vicky Moore.
Viewing will be held on Sunday, July 18, 2021 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter- Day Saints located at 12154 South 3600 West, Riverton, UT 84065. Funeral Services will be on Monday, July 19, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints located at 12154 South 3600 West, Riverton, UT 84065, with a viewing prior from 9:30 – 10:45 a.m. Interment to follow at West Jordan City Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers Chad would like donations sent to Cancer Research using the link provided https://secure3.convio.net/ihchs/site/Donation2?df_id=2484&mfc_pref=T&2484.donation=form1
or to the Chad Moore Memorial account set up for his sons college fund at America First Credit Union - Acct #9120833, Routing #324377516 or plant a tree in his honor.
The family would like to thank the staff of Utah Cancer Specialist and Hospice, for their care of Chad.
Published by Deseret News from Jul. 14 to Jul. 16, 2021.