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Ralph Moss, 94, Taylor Co., KY (1920-2015)

Ralph loved his family, his God and church, and the land he farmed and cared for for so many years. Ralph was a hard worker and he loved his community. While in Taylor County, where he lived for 90 years of his 94 years, he never met a stranger and was known and loved by many. He was a native of Taylor County, KY, the son of late Thomas Guinn and Emma Thomas Skaggs Moss. His wife of 56 years, Barbara Riley Moss, survives. He leaves seven direct living descendants. He was a retired farmer and member of Salem Baptist Church. Ralph lived in Campbellsville until 2011 when he and his wife, Barbara, moved to Georgia to live with their daughter and her family
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Ralph Moss, 94, of Conyers, Georgia, formerly of Campbellsville, KY died Thursday, February 26, 2015 at Abbey Hospice where he was surrounded in love.

Funeral services will be conducted at 12pm noon CT/1pmET, Saturday, February 28, 2015, at Lyon-Dewitt-Berry Funeral Home, 501 E Main Street, Campbellsville, KY, with the Revs. Michael Goodwin, Al Hardy and Ken Foreman officiating over the service. Burial will follow at Brookside Cemetery, West Main Street, Campbellsville, KY. The family request visitation prior to the service on Saturday 10am-12pmCT/11am-1pmET, at Lyon-DeWitt-Berry Funeral Home.


Ralph Moss, 94, Taylor Co., KY (1920-2015)


Born Thursday, October 28, 1920, on a farm in Campbellsville, Taylor County, KY. He was the son of late Thomas Guinn and Emma Thomas Skaggs Moss. He died in Georgia on Thursday, February 26, 2015, at the age of 94 years, three months, and 29 days.

Ralph was a retired farmer and member of Salem Baptist Church. Ralph lived in Campbellsville until 2011 when he and his wife, Barbara, moved to Georgia to live with their daughter and her family.

Ralph is survived by his wife of 56 years, Barbara Riley Moss, and by the following:
  • Two sons: Paul Thomas and his wife, Judy of Lexington, KY; and Richard Dudley of Louisville, KY

  • A daughter: Janice Moss-Brown and her husband, Gregory, of Conyers, GA

  • Three grandchildren: P.J., AnnaGrace and MayaFaith,

  • One great grandson: Zachary

  • One brother: Hugh Moss and his wife, Betty of Campbellsville, KY

  • Several nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by a brother, Robert Moss, who perished in 1941 while serving his country in WWII.

    Ralph loved his family, his God and church, and the land he farmed and cared for for so many years. Ralph was a hard worker and he loved his community. While in Taylor County, where he lived for 90 years of his 94 years, he never met a stranger and was known and loved by many. Family requests expressions of sympathy be donations to Gideon Bibles or a hospice or your choice. Send a condolence to the family of Ralph Moss



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