Mark Anthony Alton Moore, 28, of Russell, Kansas passed away Friday, September 25, 2015 at the Russell Regional Hospital where he lost his battle with addiction.
Mark was born May 5, 1987 in Overland Park, Kansas, the son of Michael W. Moore and Julia L. Witt. He grew up in the Overland Park area and graduated from Shawnee Mission South in the Class of 2005. He lived most of his life in the Kansas City area before moving to Russell in 2011.
Mark worked in the restaurant and food service industry. He was a manager for Planet Sub and Minsky’s in the Kansas City area and was currently working at Klema’s Apple Market in Russell. He was an active member in the AA Chapter of Hays. He loved listening to music, playing golf, supporting his Nebraska Huskers, Kansas Jayhawks and Kansas City Chiefs and spending time with his niece Lyla.
Surviving family include his mother, Julia Witt of Russell, Kansas; father, Michael Moore (Susan) of Olathe, Kansas; sister, Rachel Mott of Kansas City, Missouri; grandfather, Anthony Witt of Russell, Kansas, grandmother, Betty Moore of Temecula, California; niece Lyla Mott of Kansas City, Missouri; and several aunts, uncles and cousins. He was preceded in death by his grandfather, Gene Moore, his grandmother, Rosanna Witt, and his aunt, Rebecca Witt.
Funeral Services will be held at 10:30 AM Thursday, October 1, 2015 at the St. Mary, Queen of Angels Catholic Church of Russell. Burial will follow at the St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery in Russell. Visitation will be from 9:00 AM to 8:00 PM Wednesday, September 30, 2015 at Pohlman-Varner-Peeler Mortuary with the family present to greet friends from 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM. A Memorial has been established with the AA Chapter of Hays. Contributions and condolences may be sent to Pohlman-Varner-Peeler Mortuary, who is in charge of these arrangements.