David Lynn Moriarty, age 78, passed from this life on May 11, 2023, in Ruidoso, New Mexico. David was born on October 28, 1944, to Weldon Davis and Jeanne Stinson Davis. In 1946 he was adopted by James F. Moriarty.
Throughout his life, Dave loved riding motorcycles, dancing, and singing karaoke. He was a Lifetime Member of the Elks Lodge. He joined the Elks Lodge in Ruidoso, New Mexico in 1978. He loved to BBQ chicken legs and take them to his friends at the Elks Lodge and his local bank, Otero Federal Credit Union. David was a proud US Army Veteran.
He is preceded in death by his parents; brother, Ronald James Moriarty; sisters, Barbara Kathleen Moriarty, and Janet Eileen Moriarty; and a great niece, Alexa Kaye Barnett.
Uncle David is survived by many nieces and nephews: Jeff McMillan, Sharma Moriarty, Kris Collins, Tobi McMillan, Sandi Barnett, Misty Moriarty, Jessica Gill, Alexandria McDivitt, Mason Moriarty, Sam Collins, Lily McMillan, Haleigh Dickey, Jayden Gill, Addison Gill, Kaylynn Gill, and Riley Moriarty.
A memorial toast will be held at the Elks Lodge in Ruidoso, NM at 6:00 p.m. on June 9, 2023