David was a 1964 graduate of Great Band High School and a 1973 graduate of Kansas State University. He was a Navy combat veteran of the Vietnam War, serving on the USS Towers. On December 30th, 1972, David married Cathy Leigh Maston in Hampton, Virginia. David was a devout Christian, who loved family, the outdoors, hunting, and fishing. He cherished spending time laughing with his sons, going for long walks with his dog Ike, having coffee with friends, and living in the mountains. Cathy was the love of his life.

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David is survived by his wife, Cathy Moffat of Salt Lake City, UT; his sons, David Moffat of Park City, Utah, and James Moffat and Jonathan Moffat of Salt Lake City, Utah; his sister, Marilyn Atkinson of Hutchinson, Kansas; and his brothers, Dr. Robert Moffat of Prairie Village, Kansas and Larry Moffat of Kansas City, KS.

David was preceded in death by his parents, James and Lucy Moffat.

A graveside service will be held at the Utah Veterans Cemetery at 10AM on December 21st, 2020.


Graveside Service

Monday, Dec. 21, 2020 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Veterans Cemetery and Memorial Park
17111 1700 W
Bluffdale, UT 84065

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Sonya Moffat

Post Date

Dec 20, 2020

Personal Info


Hays, Kansas, United States


Salt Lake City, Utah, United States





Religion and Beliefs


Military Affiliation

  • Navy


  • Vietnam War


  • Bachelor's
    Kansas State University
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  • 1960
  • 1964

    Graduated Great Bend High School

  • Feb 2, 1966

    Entered Navy

  • Nov 6, 1969

    Honorable Discharge

  • 1970
  • Dec 30, 1972

    Married Cathy Leigh Maston

  • 1973

    Graduated Kansas State University

  • Jul 23, 1979

    David Moffat Jr was born

  • 1980
  • Sep 15, 1981

    Dewey Moffat was born

  • Jul 12, 1987

    Jon Moffat was born

  • 2020
  • Dec 2020

    48th Wedding Anniversary

  • Dec 21, 2020

    Star of Bethlehem, Star of David, appears for the first time in 800 years on Dec. 21,2020.