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Jerald L. Moore – July 15, 1970 – Feb. 27, 2020

Jerald L. Moore – July 15, 1970 – Feb. 27, 2020

Jerald L. Moore, 49, of Challis, Idaho, passed away on Feb. 27, 2020 in Springfield, Ore. from a rare form of pancreatic cancer.
Jerald was born to JL and Betty (Lovingood) Moore on July 15, 1970 in Cottage Grove.
He graduated from Cottage Grove High School and attended Oregon State University earning an associate degree in liberal arts.
Jerald served in the United States Marines during Desert Storm.
He worked on an Alaskan crab boat, was a timber cutter, did drilling and blasting, was a professional fur trapper, and a hunting guide.
He loved riding horses, wilderness packing, hunting and fishing. His favorite place to be was the Frank Church Wilderness in Idaho. Jerald was a member of the NRA.
Jerald is survived by his parents, JL and Betty Moore; son, Hunter Moore; daughter, Savannah Moore; sister, Lisa Moore; and brothers, Darrell and Chris Moore. He was preceded in death by sister, Monica Moore.
A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, March 14 at 10 a.m. at Smith-Lund-Mills Funeral Chapel, Cottage Grove. A reception will follow at the Elks Lodge, 755 N. River Road, Cottage Grove.
Arrangements by Smith-Lund-Mills Funeral Chapel.



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