Larry "Lonnie" Moore |

Larry "Lonnie" Moore

Aspen Times staff report

Larry Steven Moore of Carbondale died Friday, Jan. 22, at Aspen Highlands. He was 45 years old.

Moore was born Oct. 8, 1953 in Houston, Texas, the son of Robert and Jean Moore. He graduated from Memorial High School with honors in 1972. He attended Texas Tech, University of Texas and Oregon State University.

He was married to Elizabeth (“Liz”) Bentgen on Oct. 24, 1987, in Basalt. He was a wonderful father to his children, Shirley, Robert and Ginevra.

He was a resident of the Roaring Fork Valley for 25 years, a local contractor and an avid skier who loved the backcountry. He recently achieved his lifelong dream of conquering all of Colorado’s fourteeners.

He is also survived by his father, Robert Moore; stepmother Pamela Moore; and sister Sharon Weiss of Houston, Texas. He was preceded in death by his mother.

Services will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Basalt United Methodist Church. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be sent to: Basalt United Methodist Church, in memory of Larry Moore, P.O. Box 1006, Basalt; or Mountain Rescue-Aspen, c/o Pitkin County Sheriff’s Office, 506 E. Main St., Suite 101, Aspen, CO 81611.

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