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Clarence Ricardo (Rick) Moore

March 30, 1953 ~ May 25, 2021 (age 68)

Obituary

Clarence Ricardo (Rick) Moore was on Born March 30, 1953 in Chicago Illinois, to Clarence Moore and Rosetta Moore.  He was the eldest of 5 siblings. 

He was educated in the Chicago Public School system receiving his primary education at Brown Elementary School and obtained his High School Diploma from Richard T. Crane High School in 1971.  After finishing High School Rick moved to Colorado and resided there until his death.

Rick was baptized at a young age and never wavered from his faith in Christ.  He always gave crosses to people as a reminder to keep their trust in God.

He married Grace Walker in 1978 and they had two children Grace Katherine and Ricky.

In September of 2009 he met Sandra Bragg, they were married on November 1, 2014 and remained married until his death. 

Rick worked at the Safeway Dairy for about 34 years, he started his career at an entry level position and worked his way up to a management position and retired as a Supervisor.

He was an avid sports fan, Rick enjoyed all sports. His favorite teams were the Chicago Cubs, Chicago Bears and the Denver Broncos, he had season tickets to the Broncos games and freely shared game tickets with his friends.  Rick was also a member of the Smooth Freestyle Urban Ballroom group and brought so much joy to the class with his enthusiasm for learning new dance moves.  He was a stylish dresser and always dressed to impress.  He loved his clothes, hats, and shoes. Rick had an outgoing personality and he never met a stranger. Rick could meet a complete stranger at a grocery and hold a long conversation as if he had known that person all his life.   His daughter Grace calls him “a character of life”. 

Rick fought the good fight and kept the faith throughout all the years of his treatments.  He would attend dance class after having chemotherapy early in the day and still managed to bring joy to everyone in the class.

On May 25, 2021 Rick went home to be with the Lord after a 17 year battle with cancer.  He is preceded in death by his mother, father, sisters Patricia and Cherise and brother Jerome.  He leaves to mourn his death and celebrate his life his wife Sandra, Daughter Grace, son Ricky, brother Pierre Moore, his 108 year-old Grandmother Pinky Moore, Brother-in-Law Gregory Dunlap. best friend Ken Harris and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, friends and relatives.

Tributes

It's me Grace ❣

Dad, you are my Hero Man, I see where I get my fight from. You always have been full of jokes  [���] I find myself giggling now and when I'm alone. Thank you for teaching me what a man does, like provide for his family and the woman he loves.  Unconditional love that is everlasting. Geeze, there is so much more I can say. You were a King down here on Earth  [�����]  for me, and always in my heart. 

My Father, my heart, my mentor the rock and foundation of our family will be forever missed and as he would say  “Life is good.”

                                                                    Ricky

 

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Services

Visitation
Monday
June 7, 2021

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Pipkin Braswell Chapel of Peace
6601 E. Colfax Avenue
Denver, CO 80220

Funeral Service
Tuesday
June 8, 2021

11:00 AM
Pipkin Braswell Chapel of Peace
6601 E. Colfax Avenue
Denver, CO 80220

Interment
Tuesday
June 8, 2021

2:00 PM
Fairmount Cemetery
430 S Quebec Street
Denver, CO 80247

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