Robert Warren Moffitt

 

Robert W. (Bob) Moffitt, 78, of Spanish Fork, Utah passed away Wednesday, August 2, 2017 surrounded by his family.  He was born April 19, 1939 to Royal J. Moffitt and Hazel Bethers in Bountiful, Utah.  They later moved to Price and finally to Spanish Fork.

Bob served a mission for the LDS Church in Vancouver, British Columbia and Alaska Mission.  He also served six years in the Utah National Guard, 116 Engineers.

Bob married Carol Lindsay in 1965.  They are the parents of six children:  Robin (deceased), Robert, of Lehi, Rex (Emily) of Spanish Fork, LeAnn (Carson) Platero, Spanish Fork, Meri (Greg) Miner, of North Dakota, and James (Liesel), of Genola.  They are the grandparents of Alexandra, Myley, Brooklyn, Rhyan, Lucas, Gannon, Robyn, Dominique, Montana, Jace, Damien, Jonathan, Justin, Megan, Mayzie, Cammi, Parker, Afton, and Annalise; as well as four great grandchildren; Cadance, Melody, Lliam and Ollee.  Bob loved his family dearly and they were his highest priority.

Bob was blessed with an entrepreneurial spirit, he owned and operated many businesses in Utah County for 37 years. From Gas Stations to Video Stores, Bob’s Express was a mainstay in Spanish Fork for more than three decades.

Bob may have retired in 2003, but he never slowed down. From genealogy, to taking friends or grandchildren on field trips around Utah, he was always on the go.

Bob was survived by his Brother Lee, and Sisters Marjie, and Susan.

Bob was preceded in death by his parents, Brothers Bill and Gill, his daughter Robin, daughter-in-law Jackie, and granddaughter Afton.

Funeral services will be held Monday, August 7, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. at the Crosswinds 1st Ward Chapel, 870 E. Canyon Road, Spanish Fork, Utah.  Family and friends may visit on Sunday evening, August 6, from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at Walker Funeral Home, 187 S. Main Street, Spanish Fork, Utah and on Monday morning at the church from 12:45-1:45 p.m. prior to services.  Interment will be in the Spanish fork City Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to liveforlevi.org which will go to Primary Children’s Hospital.

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  1. Del LaFontaine

    Carol, I just heard of Bob’s death from Sherry. I am so sorry. I remember Bob and his sense of humor and when my son was going on his mission years ago he gave him $20 which I thought was a lot of money. He had a good heart and he will be missed. Love Del LaFontaine.

  2. Chris Dixon

    Our condolences to the family. Bob was passionate about family history and devoted his time and effort to it. I sat by him on an occasion in church and we had a little visit. He shared this humorous story with me. He told me of talking to a person about a certain family line. The person said, “That is not my family.”
    He said, “Well let me tell you of my family and you tell me if that’s your family. I am of the family of Adam and Eve.”
    We will miss you Bob and your wit and wisdom.”
    Chris Dixon

  3. Joshua luster

    R.I.P. Bob, Prophet Moffitt as know to the old Salem 2nd ward. Condolences. Un abbraccio.

  4. Shawna Vee Bangerter Zesiger

    So sorry to hear of Bobs passing. I have many memories of Spanish Fork back in the days when we would visit Uncle Royal and Aunt Hazel. Cousin Bob was always friendly. Love all the Moffitt Family. Love and prayers to you all❤️

  5. Phillip McClain

    Our condolences to the Moffitt family. I remember Bob when he own the gas station. I’ve missed his smile and greetings as I would entered the gas station.

  6. Eric Anderson

    Loved Bob. Best home teacher in the Church.

  7. Dear Carol, am thinking of you. We accept that Bob is in a better place, out of pain, at peace. And so we move on into another chapter of our lives….. Sending love and prayers to you and your family.

  8. He was a good grandfather unfortunately I was at scout camp but i still remember alot of those trips but I was sad when i heard today when he passed away..

  9. Marilyn White

    A light has gone out of this world. I always smile when I think of Bob. Wish we could be there for you Carol, but are in the process of selling our house. Give our best to your children. If ever in the St. George area contact us….Wes & Marilyn White

  10. montana holladay

    best grandpa out there. thank you for being my best friend once and forever. i love you papa and miss you terribly. fly high papa😭😭❤️

  11. Dan and Linda Schaugaard

    Bob was a walking history book. We will miss his recall of people and places, times and events. We can imagine the party with family and friends in the heavens. Rest easy, Bob, you earned it!

  12. Robert always had the gift of laughter and he shared a smile or a joke with everyone. I’ll always remember his gentle side and his testimonies he gave. I love the Moffitts. You too Carol.

  13. Larry and Sharon Atwood Creer

    We still call the station Bobs. He made it the success it is. He will be greatly missed.