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Horace F. Moss

Posted By Kyle Nikola On September 18, 2021 @ 10:51 am In Obituaries | 8 Comments

Horace F. Moss, age 93, passed away on Thursday, September 16, 2021 at The Oaks at Pooler.

Born on March 3, 1928 in Laurel, Mississippi, he was the son of Albert L. Moss and Lessie Boler Moss. Horace enlisted in the U.S. Air Force and served for over twenty years, retiring at Warner Robins Air Force Base on May 31, 1972. He received numerous citations, decorations and medals while serving. During his service Horace spent time on temporary duty under Strategic Command and Material airlift Command while stationed at Hunter AFB in Savannah. He served his last overseas duty in Yokota, Japan and was sent to Warner Robins AFB (Air Force Logistics Command). Horace retired and moved back to Savannah.

Horace joined the Masons in Acacia Lodge #452 and later Coastal Daylight Lodge #750, where he was Master of the Lodge in 2002. He joined Scottish Rite and became a 32nd degree Mason. He was a member of the Alee Temple where he was the president of the Flag Unit. He joined Order of Eastern Star at Bethlehem Chapter 269 and was Worthy Patron later Palestine Chapter 249, also Worthy Patron. Horace was also a dual member of Button Gwinnett Chapter 497, also past Worthy Patron.

He was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Olyce L. Blakeney and her husband Edwin; and wives, Nola B. Moss and Edna R. Moss and is survived by his daughter, Mary Jean Keller (Rolland); grandson, Garrett Keller; granddaughter, Holly Keller; stepdaughter, Georgia Googe (Benny); brother, Roy N. Moss (Billy Sue); and sister, Patricia M. Bryant (Charly).

Visitation: Wednesday, September 22nd, 2021,12 to 1 pm at Families First Funeral Care. Funeral Service: 1 pm Chapel, Families First Funeral Care. Interment: Hillcrest Abbey Memorial Park – West .

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Condolence from Mike Nichols on September 19th, 2021 3:42 pm

On behalf of the Master, Wardens and Brethren of Coastal Daylight Lodge, I would like to offer our condolences to the family.

Condolence from Becky and Keevil on September 20th, 2021 7:48 am

We regret this earthly loss of your father Jean. Horace was a sweet and dear man with a happy smiling face each time we saw him during our worship times at Silk Hope Baptist Church.

Love, Becky and Keevil Helmly

Condolence from Jean Keller on September 27th, 2021 3:07 pm

Thank you. He mentioned the name Keevil to me several times through the years. He considered you a dear friend.

Condolence from Peggy Lynn’s on September 20th, 2021 9:13 am

Mr. Horace will be truly missed. He was a ray of sunshine at Peggy Lynn’s. He will always have a special place in mine and Jennifer’s heart.

Condolence from Jean Keller on September 27th, 2021 3:04 pm

Thank you for your kind words. You both meant a lot to him. I will be forever grateful for all you did for him.

Condolence from Nancy Alder on September 20th, 2021 1:47 pm

So sorry for your loss. He was a very
nice person.

Condolence from Trudy Harting, Secretary, Palestine #249 Eastern Star on September 23rd, 2021 3:55 pm

Please accept our deepest sympathies from the Palestine Chapter #249, Order of the Eastern Star. Brother Horace was a member of our chapter for over 50 years and his presence will be sadly missed. May we have a name and address to send an appropriate card, please?

Sincerely, Sister Trudy Harting, Secretary

Condolence from Jean Keller on September 27th, 2021 3:00 pm

Yes, you can address it to The Keller Family
126 Baxley Road
Pooler, GA 31322

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