Woodrow “Woodie” Moss Jr., 59, of Davisville, W.Va., passed away July 6, 2013, at his home, surrounded by family and friends.
He was born Sept. 19, 1953, in Elizabeth, W.Va., a son of the late Woodrow W. Sr. and Rhoda Maude Whitlock Moss.
Woodie owned and operated the Busy Bee and Stealey’s Dry Cleaners. He was also the owner of Building Specs. Home Inspection Company. For many years, he managed the North End Market. He graduated from WVU-P with a bachelor’s degree in business and accounting. He was a member of the Nemesis Shrine, the Vienna Masonic Lodge 173, City Soul Ministries and an honorary member of the Gunsmoke Hunt Club. He was an avid scuba diver, hunter and fisherman and loved all of his dogs.
He is survived by the love of his life and wife of 41 years, Deborah J. Marks Moss; two daughters, Jennifer Moss-Miller of Davisville and Amanda Moss Dawkins and her husband, James Rusty, of Walker; two grandchildren, Heidi Danielle Miller and Brittany Leigh Dawkins; two brothers, Floyd Herman Moss and his wife, Mary, of Ripley and Ronald Michael Moss and his wife, Sandy, of Houston, Texas; three sisters, Margaret Peggy Bee and her husband, Bob, of Florida, Nancy Lee Conant and her husband, Larry, of Belleville, W.Va., and Lydia Mae Crislip and her husband, Roger, of Gandeeville; and several nieces and nephews.
The family would like to extend a special thanks to Donna Byers, his caregiver.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his nephew, Charles Moss; and grandparents.
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at Sunset Memorial Funeral Home in Parkersburg, with the Rev. David and the Rev. Luke Easter and the Rev. Bob Keene officiating. Interment will follow in Sunset Memory Gardens with Masonic Rites by Vienna Masonic Lodge 173. Visitation will be Tuesday from 2-8 p.m. at the funeral home.