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James Willard Moss

May 19, 1933 ~ February 9, 2021 (age 87)

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Obituary

James Willard Moss, 87, passed away Tuesday, February 9, 2021. He was a native and resident of Washington County, AL. Willard was a graduate of Washington County High School and later graduated with a teaching degree from McNeese State University in Lake Charles, LA. He taught math, science, and coached football, baseball, and basketball at Millry, Citronelle and Fruitdale, where he retired and ran for tax assessor, and won. He only had one opponent and that was the first time he ran. Willard held this position for 20 years. He was married to his wife, Mamie for over 50 years. Willard raised vegetable gardens enjoyed deer hunting and fishing. He always took his family camping at Peevys Landing and other parks. Willard was a lifelong member of Springbank Baptist Church where he held positions as a deacon and sunday school teacher. He was on the building grounds committee and other church committees. Willard loved all his family very much and they loved him too.

 

Survivors

Son

Albert Moss

Daughter

Janet Moss

Opal (Ricky) Robertson

Eight Grandchildren

Steven Parnell, Eric (Brooke) Parnell, Callie Lassiter, Samantha (Kenndy) Lassiter, Cassie Watford, Micheala (Kegan) Moss, Cole Moss, Matthew (Jo) Patterson

Eight Grand Grandchildren

Drake Parnell, Slade Parnell, Mamie Lassiter, Mayce Parnell, Blaine Parnell, AJ Watford, Payton Watford, Wayne Henderson

 

Preceded in Death By:

Wife of Over 50 Years ~ Mamie McMillan Moss

Parents ~ Gaston & Inez Carpenter Moss, Sr.

Daughters ~ Patricia Ann Moss & Deborah Moss

Brothers ~ Gaston Moss, Jr. & Perry Gene Moss

 

Pallbearers ~ Larry, Kirk, Brian, Donnie & Ronald Moss, Wayne Henderson

Funeral Service will be Friday, February 12, 2021, 10:00 AM, at Springbank Baptist Church. Bro. Ricky Revette will be officiating with St. Stephens Funeral Home directing. Interment will be at Springbank Baptist Church Cemetery.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Services

Funeral Service
Friday
February 12, 2021

10:00 AM
Springbank Baptist Church
27 Springbank Church Road
Chatom, Alabama 36518

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