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Chris Donald Moat

October 13, 1961 — February 28, 2024

Chris Donald Moat, 62, returned to his loving Heavenly Father and to the arms of his beloved Mother and Father on February 28, 2024. He was the husband of Janet Lynn Moat. They shared 41 years of marriage together. 

 Chris was born in Roosevelt, Utah to Don and Linda Moat. He was the sixth of seven children. He had one older brother, four older sisters, and one younger sister. He grew up as a young boy in Duchesne, Utah loving the mountains, trapping, hiking, camping, fishing, and hunting.

 Chris graduated from Duchesne High School in 1981. He then served for two years in the Washington, Seattle Mission. He loved the value of hard work and served Heavenly Father with all his heart. After completing his mission, he married the love of his life, Janet, in the Salt Lake City Temple on January 7, 1983, for time and all eternity. They were blessed with four children, Leah, Ryan, Chris Ammon, and Colton. He shared his love of the mountains and outdoors with his family. They had many adventures of camping, hiking, hunting, and fishing. He taught them to love this earth.

 Chris graduated from the University of Oklahoma in 1987 with a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering. He also earned a Master of Electrical Engineering and a Master of Computer Science. He worked for the Department of Defense at Hill Air Force Base for 37 years. He loved his job and was devoted to his country.

 Chris had a deep faith in his Heavenly Father and was a life-long member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. He served in many different capacities in the church. He loved teaching gospel doctrine, primary, and served as bishop in the Summerfield Ward with all his might, mind, and strength. His life was the gospel, his wife, children, grandchildren, and sweet dog, Kona.

 He is survived by his wife Janet Lynn Moat; daughter, Leah Halley; sons Ryan (Kristen) Moat, Chris Ammon (Sierra) Moat, Colton (Janica) Moat; and twelve grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, Clarence Donald and Linda Lee Moat, and sister, Charise.  


Funeral Services will be held on Friday, March 8, 2024, at 11 a.m. at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, Summerfield Ward, 60 West Gordon Avenue, Layton, UT 84041. Friends may visit with family at a Viewing from 9 to 10:30 a.m. prior to the service. Interment, Lindquist Layton Cemetery, 1867 North Fairfield Road, Layton, UT 84041.


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