ROCK SPRINGS — Javier Enrique Moreno, 18, passed away Sunday, February 17, 2019 at the University of Utah Hospital in Salt Lake City, Utah surrounded by his family. He was a lifelong resident of Rock Springs, Wyoming.
Javier was born on August 8, 2000 in Rock Springs, Wyoming, the son of Daniel and Annabell Moreno.
He attended schools in Rock Springs, Wyoming and was a 2018 graduate of the Rock Springs High School.
Javier was a member of the Holy Spirit Catholic Community.
He loved learning and working with his hands to figure out new things. Javier enjoyed throwing for the track team, playing instruments including; trumpet, sousaphone, and tuba.
He also enjoyed old cars, attending church retreats, watching television and movies. Javier loved driving his car with the music blaring, hanging out with his “squad,” spending time with family, and cooking.
Most of all Javier loved to be right in any conversation, towering over his friends and family with a huge smile.
Survivors include his parents; Daniel Moreno Delgadillo and Annabell Michelle Moreno, one brother; Dante Moreno, two sisters; DiAnna Moreno, Leonor Moreno, all of Rock Springs, Wyoming, two adopted sisters; Kylee Taylor of Rock Springs, Wyoming, Rosie Lee Chung, of Paraguay, paternal grandparents; Jesus Mario Moreno and Maria Ines Delgadillo of Los Mochis, Mexico, maternal grandparents; Mical Stamper of Lander, Wyoming, Victoria Ann Griffin of Rock Springs, Wyoming; adopted grandmother Laurel Estep; many cousins, aunts, and uncles including; Jesus Francisco Moreno Delgadillo and family, Maria Guadalupe Moreno Delgadillo and family, Shara Griffin and family, Adam Skorcz and family, Michael Griffin and boys.
A vigil service with rosary will be recited at 5:30 P.M. on Tuesday, February 26, 2019 at the Sweetwater County Events Complex and a Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 6:30 P.M. Tuesday, February 26, 2019 at the Sweetwater County Events Complex, 3320 Yellowstone Road, Rock Springs, Wyoming.
Friends may call one hour prior to the services at the Events Complex. Cremation will follow the services.
The family respectfully suggests that donations in Javier’s memory be made to the Rock Springs High School Music and Marching Band Programs, 1375 James Drive, Rock Springs, Wyoming 82901
Pallbearers: Tanner Varndell, John Prevedel, T.J. Davis, Clay Wells, Colin Murcray, and J.J. Lovato
Condolences may be left at www.vasefuneralhomes.com