Longtime resident Roy Moore, 101, died Dec. 31, 2019 at the San Luis Care Center in Alamosa.
Roy was born in Blue Jacket, Okla., on Nov. 17, 1918 to Leonard Moore and Nelle Doores. He married Helen I. Miller on Sept. 21, 1947 in Monte Vista.
Roy was a hard worker. His working career began with his father at a young age on the farm. He even worked during the potato harvest well into his 80s. Most of his working years were spent driving a truck for public service and he retired from this after 37 years.
Roy was an avid reader and enjoyed raising horses.
He is survived by his daughter, Sandra (Gregg) Rogers of Hooper; his grandsons, Justin (Tracy) Rogers and Mark Rogers; his great-grandchildren, Makenzie, Tymberlynn, Kamryn and Deagon Rogers; his sisters, Leota DeSouchet of Alamosa and Betty DeGrant of Denver; as well as numerous nieces, nephews and extended family.
Roy is preceded in death by his parents, his wife, Helen in 1999; and his siblings, Faye Elliott, Dolores White, Lloyd Moore and infant sister Juanita Moore.
A visitation will be held Monday, Jan 6 from 10-11 p.m. at the Rogers Family Mortuary in Alamosa. A funeral service will follow at 11 a..m also at the Rogers Family Mortuary in Alamosa. Interment will follow services in the Alamosa Cemetery.
To leave online condolences, tributes and remarks of comfort for the family, please visit www.RogersFunerals.com.