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“We sure use to have a good time at brook lodge when we were younger . My thoughts to your family ”
1 of 24 | Posted by: Bill Blanchard - Dorr, MI

“So sorry about your loss Carla. Prayers for you and your family. ”
2 of 24 | Posted by: Shelly Slack - Kalamazoo, MI

“Carla, Lucas & family; we did not know you personally but we know your Dad & Elaine. My husband grew up with Erik's dad & I know he is a good man;...Read More »
3 of 24 | Posted by: Jo Ann & Robert (Bob) Bunton - CA

“You left us way too soon but will live on forever in our memories. Hugs and prayers for the Moran family. ”
4 of 24 | Posted by: Julia BeVier - Kalamazoo, MI

“I'm praying for you Carla and Lucas ”
5 of 24 | Posted by: Sue Fayling - Portage

“We moved here to Michigan after Dan's 12 year career in the Military and that's when we met Eric 23 years ago! Eric was always a kind person, who...Read More »
6 of 24 | Posted by: Daniel & Sigrid Townsend - MI

“Our hearts ache for the entire family. What a tragic loss of a really good man. He will be missed by so many and we are fortunate to have shared and...Read More »
7 of 24 | Posted by: Anson Crystal Lobretto - MI

“I babysat for him, his sister and Jeff when they were little. When he was a teenager I would call him Ericie like I did my Eric and he would laugh...Read More »
8 of 24 | Posted by: Ann Mowrey-Daly - Augusta, MI

“See ya in the other side Brother...Amen... ”
9 of 24 | Posted by: Greg Adams - MI

“Carla and Lucas, we are so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Love you. Uncle Donnie, Aunt Joyce ”
10 of 24 | Posted by: Don Cheatham - Eure, NC

“Our hearts ache for your loss We will miss his smile and may the love of God fill your hearts ”
11 of 24 | Posted by: Scott N Teri Sue Griffin - MI

“So sorry for your loss. ”
12 of 24 | Posted by: Luke and Becky Palmer - Delton, MI

“So sorry for your loss, you are in our thoughts and prayers! ”
13 of 24 | Posted by: Rich & Charlottte Cekoric - PA

“You will be missed ”
14 of 24 | Posted by: Chris, Stacy, and Lily Fayling - MI


15 of 24 | Posted by: Dana Paus - Galesburg, MI

“Our heart aches for your loss We will miss the smile of a dear friend we will be praying for all of you may the love of God fill your hearts ”
16 of 24 | Posted by: Scott N Teri Sue Griffin - MI

“I am so sorry for your loss Carla and Lucas I know we have never met. I worked with Eric Thirty years ago at Balkema Electric. We have seen each...Read More »
17 of 24 | Posted by: Derrick Rhoda - Delton, MI

“Gone way too soon, way to suddenly - you are leaving a huge hole in the hearts of your family and friends. Our prayers and thoughts are with your...Read More »
18 of 24 | Posted by: Mark & Gail Starr - Galesburg, MI

“Thoughts and prayers for the Moran family at this difficult time!! ”
19 of 24 | Posted by: Mike and Linda Pierman - MI

“" My deepest Sympathy to you and all your family, Thoughts and Prayers are with you. ”
20 of 24 | Posted by: Heidi Stafford - Kalamazoo, MI

“Sorry for your loss, you are in our thoughts and prayers. ”
21 of 24 | Posted by: Lisa and Keith Langdon - Lawton, MI

“Our hearts are heavy for the loss of your beloved husband, father, son, brother, uncle and dear friend to all. Our thoughts are with you at this...Read More »
22 of 24 | Posted by: Karen ,Mike and Parker Kissel - MI

“My heart is with you all. Words cannot make you feel any better, but I am very sorry for your loss. ”
23 of 24 | Posted by: Lacie Ranes - Battle Creek, MI

“Fond memories of time spent with a dear friend. Our sincere condolences to the family. Your husband father brother was an amazing person. RIP my...Read More »
24 of 24 | Posted by: An son Crystal LoBretto - MI


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Eric Harold Moran of Richland, MI

Eric, age 51, died unexpectedly Thursday afternoon, February 25, 2016, at his residence.

Eric, the son of Janet M. (Allen) and Duane R. Moran and Gregory M. and Elaine L. Kearney, was born in Whittier, CA; moved to this area in 1966 and was a 1983 graduate of Galesburg-Augusta High School. He had been a heavy equipment operator for area construction companies, most recently for the past five years at Peter's Construction of Kalamazoo, MI. Eric was a member of the Operating Engineers Local 324 of Bloomfield Hills. He was passionate about snowmobiling having spent just last weekend Up North enjoying the snow cover with close friends; he was known to play a round of golf with his numerous friends, but his true passion in life was spending time with his family and friends.

Eric was united in marriage to Carla Kay (nee: Cheatham) in Richland on June 24, 2000. Surviving is his wife of 16 years, Carla; his son, Lucas Eric Dorchester (14), at home; sisters, twin Valerie M. McCabe of Phoenix, AZ and Kelly A. (Gary) Majewski of Vicksburg, MI; his brother, Jeffery S. Moran of Parchment, MI; his father and step-mother, Greg and Elaine Kearney of Apple Valley, CA and two sisters, and DeDe Kearney of Victorville, CA; and Janet Kearney of LaMirada, CA. Eric was preceded in death by his mother, Janet; his father, Duane R. Moran and sister, Keri Kirkham.

A celebration of Eric's life will be held on Saturday, March 5th from 2:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. at the Augusta V.F.W. Post # 7956, 13540 West M-96, Augusta, MI 49012. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Eric's honor may be directed to his son, Lucas' Educational Trust Fund, c/o Consumers Credit Union, 5940 Gull Road, Kalamazoo, MI 49048. The Farley Estes Dowdle Funeral Home & Cremation Care, Richland Chapel (269-629-6022) is assisting Eric's family with his arrangements. Personal messages for the family may be placed at www.farleyestesdowdle.com.