Ramon "Ray" Mora
August 31, 1927 ~ August 13, 2013
"A Vet knockin on heaven's door"
Ogden- Our loving father, grandfather, brother and friend, Ray Mora, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family on August 13, 2013. He was born on August 31, 1927 in Ogden, Utah to Guadalupe and Maria De Leon Mora. Ramon proudly served in the U.S. Army from 1949 to 1952. He married Mary Huerta, they later divorced. He married Carlota Mora, they later divorced. Ramon was a faithful member of the Catholic Church.
He worked at the Defense Depot of Ogden for over 30 years retiring after many years of service. He enjoyed fishing, camping, shooting guns, smoking his non filtered Camels, wood and leather work and rattlesnake hunting. Ray enjoyed his Friday night Tequila nights with his family. Ray was very crafty and enjoyed fixing things. He enjoyed going to Mariachi concerts and hearing new stories. He enjoyed being with family, especially the time he spent with his grandchildren. Ray rode in the Days of 47 Pioneer Days Parade with his son Nick and his brother Joe. Ray enjoyed hanging out in the "shed" at his brother Joe's with family and friends.
He is survived by his children, Ramon "Nick" (Amie) Mora, Linda (Alvin) Chase, Mona (Victor) Rodriguez, Frank "Pancho" Mora, Claudia (Patrick) Lucero, Angie Mora and Jose Mora; 11 grandchildren, Jake, Meagan, Chelsey, Lexi, Natalie, Roman, Roland, Joe, Adam, Dylan and Chantel; 7 great grandchildren, Tatum, Patrick, Bobby, Samantha, Bailey, Ericka and Alecia; 6 great-great grandchildren, Layla, Leia, Todd "Little Bit", Adlyn, TJ, and Cerenity; siblings, Rueben Mora, David (Ernie) Mora, Eddie (Jean) Mora, Richard (Ciria) Mora, Albert Mora, Olga (Jim) Salas, Yolanda Flores and Kathy Mora.
He was preceded in death by his parents; son, Joe; great grandson, Todd; brothers, Lupe and Joe; sisters, Lola, Cecilia and Julia; and nephew, Shawn.
Special thanks to Roman and Melanie Chase, Albert Mora, Patrick Salazar, Vladimir, Ashlee, Raechel, Kassie, Cecy, Chaplain Rick Gabbitas, Vince and Natalie Reyes. Also Alpha Home Health and Hospice for their love and care.
Funeral Mass will be held at 10 a.m. on Monday, August 19, 2013 at St. Joseph's Catholic Church, 514 - 24th Street. A viewing will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. with a Rosary at 7:30 p.m. followed by memories on Sunday, August 18th at Myers Ogden Mortuary, 845 Washington Blvd.
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August 18, 2013, 5:01 pm-
Angie and Claudia,
My prayers are with you during this time. I only met your Dad once but I know he loved his family. May you find peace in knowing he is with the angels in heaven and is no longer in pain.
- Edna A McGuire
August 16, 2013, 9:23 am-
Ray and family, I have loved being able to spend time and learn of your family. It has been a great pleasure in getting to know all of you. Ray is a very sweet and kindhearted man and his smile would brighten my day with every visit. I'm sorry for your great loss but heaven has a wonderful new angel.