Manuel Alonzo Mora, 30, passed away in Johnson County, AR on September 14, 2020. Manuel was born on April 23, 1990 in Bakersfield, CA to Manuel Salvador Mora and Raquel Gonzales. Manuel’s family moved to Logandale, NV three years later, and Manuel was raised in Moapa Valley. He graduated from Moapa Valley High School, where he played football and played drums in the band. He loved to play drums and sing for small local bands. He was always working with his father on the ranch, caring for the horses and they would often go to Pahrump to race. He worked for Western States Construction for many years until he moved to Arkansas where he drove trucks for a construction business.
Manuel was always smiling and laughing, and usually playing jokes on his sister. He enjoyed being in the outdoors, going fishing and camping, and always took his dog with him. He always wanted to have a good time.
Manuel is survived by his parents, Manny (Lupita) Mora and Raquel Gonzales; his siblings, Mariela Mora, Emilio Mora, Mia Mora, Sinai Arellano, Alexis Arellano, and Xitlali Arellano; many aunts, uncles, and cousins, and his close friends from the Adam’s family. He is preceded in death by his good friends and mentors, Wes Adams and Troy Shiozawa.
Visitation services will be held at the Moapa Valley Mortuary on Friday, September 25, 2020 from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m., with Funeral services held at the Moapa Valley Mortuary on Saturday, September 26, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. and Graveside services at the Logandale Cemetery. The family invites you to leave a memory or message in their Guest Book at www.moapavalleymortuary.com.
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