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Clayton Riley Moore

December 4, 1984 — December 10, 2021

Clayton Riley Moore passed away on Friday, December 10, 2021, in West Jordan, Utah, where he lived the past four years.

Clayton was born on December 4, 1984, in Independence, MO. He attended Odessa High School and graduated in 2003. Clayton studied to become a phlebotomist and worked at several area hospitals before moving out of state where he continued his career in the health field. Clayton was loved by so many. He was a beloved son and brother and a loyal friend. He will be remembered for the way he loved people unconditionally. He had a great smile and a hilarious sense of humor.

Clayton was preceded in death by his grandparents, Joseph Moore of Independence, MO, Stephany James and Frederick Gann of Odessa, MO.

Clayton leaves behind a family who will miss him very much. Father, Steve Moore of Blue Springs, MO and mother, Suzie and Mike Whited of Odessa, MO. Sister and brother-in-law, Sean and Brandi Leslie of Odessa. Brother and sister-in-law, Michael and Jenni Moore of Spring Hill, KS. Stepbrother, Adam Whited and Bailey Owen of Odessa, MO. Stepbrother, Kyle Whited and Juliana Hoskam of Odessa, MO Nieces and nephews, Anson, Gentry, Titus and Lucas Moore of Spring Hill, KS. Cael, Cade and Wren Leslie of Odessa, MO. Landon Whited of Odessa, MO. Grandparents, Mrs. Waunita Moore of Independence and Mr. and Mrs. Don James of Odessa, MO. Mrs. Bernice Gann, Higginsville, MO.

A visitation will be held from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., on Thursday, December 30, 2021, at Ralph O. Jones Funeral Home, 306 S. 2nd Street, Odessa, MO, 64076, 816-633-5524. A Celebration of Life will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, December 31, 2021, at New Horizon Presbyterian Church, 4266 Highway 131, Odessa, MO 64076. Family suggests memorials to the Odessa High School Choirs, ATTN Harry Hamblin, 713 S. Third St, Odessa, MO 64076. Memories of Clayton and condolences for his family may be left at or on our Facebook Page.

Honorary Pall Bearers are Joe Moore, Cameron Moore, Kyle Moore, Austin Windsor, Logan Windsor, Justin Shields, and Robert King.

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Ralph O Jones Funeral Home

306 S 2nd St, Odessa, MO 64076

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New Horizon Presbyterian Church

4266 MO-131, Odessa, MO 64076

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