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Shawn Andrew Moore was born May 20, 1972 in Woodward, Oklahoma. He passed away on May 27, 2015 in Phoenix, Arizona at the age of 43 years 7 days. Shawn attended Woodward schools and Southwestern Oklahoma State University. During his early years he worked throughout Oklahoma as a steel construction worker and welder. He moved to Phoenix, Arizona in 2000 where he was self-employed as a tree trimer and landscaper. Shawn had many friends and was known as a compassionate man who always helped the underprivileged. He would give anything he had to help someone in need. His kindness to others will be remembered by those whose lives he touched. His sense of humor was always present. Shawn was preceded in death by his grandparents Kenneth and Lorraine Moore of Waynoka, R.C. Forman and Pat Fleshman of Guymon and a brother, Rhett Murrell, of Boulder, Colorado. He is survived by his children Dalton Moore of Oklahoma City and Autumn Moore of Waynoka, his parents Richard and Connie Moore of Waynoka and Victoria Forman of Austin, Texas, his sister Valerie Altavilla and her husband, Brad of Santa Barbara, California, a nephew Jacob Altavilla, a brother Lt. Ryan Murrell of Anchorage, Alaska, and his lifelong companion and soul-mate Beverly Gentry of Phoenix, Arizona. A host of other relatives and friends survive him as well. A memorial service in Oklahoma will be held at a later date.
Published on  June 2, 2015
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