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Joseph Elijah Moss Sr.

January 11, 1936 — December 29, 2019

Joseph Elijah Moss, Sr., age 83, of Carlyle passed away on Sunday, December 29, 2019 at his home. He was born November 1, 1936 in Potosi, MO, the son of Samuel Edward and Ethel, nee Charlton, Moss. He married Judy Jean McPherson on June 30, 1995 in Benton and she survives in Carlyle.
In addition to his wife he is survived by his children, Joseph E. (Lowanna) Moss, Jr., Patricia Ann Wood, Tina Ann (Steve) King, Lisa Lynn Jackson, Starlett Jean (Troy) Oaks, and Robin Maria (Sean) Flanigan; 24 grandchildren, Brett, Rachel, Timothy, and Jessica Moss, Katherine Moore, Robin Andrews, Anne Avilla, Dallas Gill, Trish Hinderliter, Jami Fewkes, Melissa Blankenship, Travis Forth, Mary Moss, Mark Johnson, Louise Logan, Amber Gerrish, Jeff King, Jennifer Martin, Joseph King, Chloe, Kylie, and Cameron Oaks, and Harmony and Deaglan Flanigan; 25 great-grandchildren; and a sister, Verena June Steingass.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a daughter, Donna Viola Forth; a son, Samuel Edward Moss; two brothers, Cluster Edward Moss and John William Moss; and sisters, Viola Mae Phillips, Vivian Omcinski, Delores “Dee” Wallace, Mildred Gum, and Lillian Lynn Erlinger.
Joe worked as a logger for over 35 years at Forth Lumber Company; 7 years as a crane operator for Wayne Iron Metal in Ft. Wayne, IN, and also worked for General Cable in St. Louis, MO.
Funeral services will be held at 2 PM on Saturday, January 4, 2020 at Wisetown Baptist Church in Greenville with Pastor Tom Rankin officiating. Interment will follow at Carlyle Township Cemetery.
Visitation will be held from 12 PM until time of services on Saturday, January 4, 2020 at Wisetown Baptist Church in Greenville.
Memorials made in memory of Joe are suggested to the family and will be received at the church or Nordike Funeral Home, 740 Fairfax Street, Carlyle, IL 62231.
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