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Michael Moats, Sr. Obituary

Michael E. Moats, Sr.
Michael E. Moats, Sr.

August 25, 1947 - June 23, 2004
Born in Salinas, CA
Resided in Salinas, CA


Michael E. Moats, Sr., 56, died on Wednesday at Indiana University Hospital, from complications from a bone marrow transplant as part of a lengthy battle with cancer.

Salinas had lived here continuously for 56 years. He attended Salinas area schools and graduated from north Salinas High School in 1966. He also attended Hartnell Jr. College. Michael was primarily employed as a truck driver and spent the last 16 years with Conway Western.

Michael is best remembered as and avid gardener and a meticulous craftsman. He was active as a member and coach in Pacific Little League and Atlantic Senior league baseball programs. He was a member of St. Ansgar’s Lutheran Church. Michael’s greatest joy was spending time with family and friends and most recently his grandson.

His mother Jean Moats preceded him in death.

He is survived by his wife of 36 years, Darlene Moats of Salinas.
His son: Michael (Dawn) Moats of Fresno
Grandson: Kyle Michael Moats of Fresno

His Father: Howard Moats of Salinas
Brothers: William (Susan) Moats of Salinas
Ronnie (Sharon) Moats of Greenfield and
Numerous Nieces, Nephews and cousins.

Visitation will be private.

Donations can be made to donor’s favorite charity.



Graveside-Garden of Memories
768 Abbott
Salinas, CA US 93901
Tuesday, June 29, 2004
2:00 PM
Garden of Memories Cemetery
850 Abbott ST
Salinas, CA US 93901
Tuesday, June 29, 2004
2:00 PM