\Aug. 4, 1952–April 14, 2023 


Stuart Edward Moore passed away April 14, 2023, at age 70, after a brief illness. 


Stuart was born Aug. 4, 1952, in Denver, Colorado, to Paul E. and Ruth E. Moore. He moved to Winkleman/Hayden, Arizona, when he was approximately 8 years old. He graduated from Hayden High School in Hayden in 1971. He attended Eastern Arizona College in Thatcher, Arizona, and majored in electronics. He started working for American Smelting and Refining Company, Hayden Smelter, and eventually retired as an instrument shop technician. 


Stuart enjoyed hunting, working in his workshop, and hanging out with friends. He lived in Kearny, Arizona, and was a member of Kearny Elks for 45 years. 


Stuart is survived by his mother, Ruth of Yuma, Arizona; his brother, Steve (Irene) of Yuma; his nephews, Derek Moore of San Diego, California, and Kyle Moore of Phoenix, Arizona.


He is also survived by his cousins, Mike (Janet) Capps of Casper, Wyoming, Jeanette Huber of Clarkston, Washington, Patty (Chuck) Bartlett of Newcastle, Wyoming, Richard (Vera) Huber of Newcastle, Mike (Sharyn) Crayne of Montrose, Colorado, and Patti (David) Trudell of Mission, Texas


He is preceded in death by his father, Paul E. Moore; cousins, Bill Capps, Dave Capps, and Ted Crayne; and his beloved cat, SH.


Private cremation was held by the family. Services will be held at Meridian Mortuary, 111 S. Railway Ave. at 10 p.m. on Sept. 23 in Newcastle, followed by graveside service at Greenwood Cemetery in Newcastle. A reception will follow from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Weston County Senior Citizen Center, 627 Pine St., Newcastle. 


Condolences may be sent to the family in care of Meridian Mortuary, 111 S. Railway Ave., Newcastle, WY, 82701 or expressions of sympathy may also be made online at


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