The Curry Coastal Pilot

Layton N. Moore

April 6, 1958-Dec. 23, 2013

Layton Noel Moore, 55, of Gold Beach, passed away Dec. 23, 2013, after a courageous three-year battle with pancreatic cancer.

Layton was born April 6, 1958, in Gold Beach, to Donald "Ole"and Jean (Eisenbach) Moore.

He grew up in Gold Beach, and attended Gold Beach and Myrtle Point high schools. He enlisted in the U.S. Army in 1976 and completed more than 20 years before retiring in 2001.

After he retired, Layton worked at Pelican Bay State Prison in Crescent City, Calif., for 12 years.

When he wasn't working, Layton enjoyed golfing, hunting, fishing and traveling. Uncle Rod Moore said "Layton was one heck of a horseshoe player."

Layton married Rebecca R. Lang Aug. 24, 1996.

He is survived by his wife Rebecca; mother Jean Moore; sons Kenneth J. Moore, Robert W. Moore, Jonathan D. Moore, Dexter L. Moore, and James M. Miller, all of Gold Beach; daughters Jenna M. Boggs and her husband Johnathan of Grants Pass, and Amanda R. Krieger of Gold Beach; brothers Doug Moore and his wife Kelly of Gold Beach, and Donnie Moore and his wife Stephanie of Roseburg; sister Linda Murray and her husband John of Myrtle Point. Also surviving are numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

He is preceded in death by his father Donald "Ole"; nephew Brandon Moore in 1984. Layton Moore may you rest in peace. You are forever in our hearts.

A memorial service will be at 1 p.m Saturday, Jan. 4, at Gold Beach Resort, 29232 Ellensburg Ave., Gold Beach.

Redwood Memorial Chapel is assisting the family. Condolences may be expressed online at

Submitted by Redwood Memorial Chapel.