Don Robert Moffat, age 85 of Durango, CO passed away July 21, 2021.
Don was born July 13, 1936 in Red Eagle, Oklahoma to Kenneth & Alma Moffat. Following his high school graduation, he married Peggy Shadwick. He joined the Army and served as an MP in Georgia. Following his service in the military he worked on oil drilling rigs. He then worked in the construction of several hydroelectric dams. In 1973 he moved his family to Durango. He had his own home construction company, and later in his career he donated his time to Habitat for Humanity.
Don is preceded in death by his wife, Kay Oliger Moffat; father, Kenneth Moffat; mother, Alma Eutsler; sisters, Louise Stockton and Carol Roderick; brother, Kenneth Moffat.
Don is survived by his daughter, Tammy Larsen (Mike); son, Donnie Moffat (Amy); Robin Oliger (Peg); Ty Wood (Doug); Mark Oliger (Allisa), Travis Oliger (Terri); sister, Carman Moffat; grandchildren, Amber, Cody, Seth, and Chelsey; Robbie, Megan, Nick, Tony, Tyler, James, and Mikael; 22 great-grandchildren.
A graveside memorial will be held Sept 4 at 10 AM at Greenmount Cemetery.
Published by The Durango Herald on Aug. 25, 2021.