Gale H. Moss, 89, passed away Dec. 9, 2012. Gale was born in Sarcoxie, Mo. to Edith “Bryan” Moss and Fird H. Moss.
Gale was born and raised in Sarcoxie, Mo. He moved to the Michigan area and worked for U.S. Rubber (Uniroyal Tire), he then returned to Southwest Missouri to farm and serve as the Road Commissioner of Newton County, then to Carthage in 1973 as owner of CA-MO Pools, Carthage, Mo.
He retired in 1986 to travel. Gale was united in marriage to Helen L. “Delzell” Moss Aug. 12, 1942 in Miami, Okla. She preceeded him June 28, 2006.
Born to this union was one Daughter Dorothy (Dottie) Graber and husband Jerry of Carthage and one son Kenneth H. Moss and wife Theresa of Mabank, Tex.; eight grandchildren Sheri Farmer (Robin), Tammy Christopherson (David), Brad Crosby (Mary), Kevin Harris (Missy), Britt Graber(Ronada), Gene Harris, Jason Parish, and Brandie Parish; 16 great grandchildren, Dalton Farmer, Jackson Farmer, Preston Farmer, David and Grayson Christopherson, Madison and Jaiden Crosby, Ashley and Cade Harris, Dylan and Sierra Graber, Jordan Harris, Micah, Devan and Lauren Parish, Jeffery Stockton; two great great granddaughters Harlie Farmer and Jaedyn Adams.
Gale is survived by one sister Crystal Burkey of Sarcoxie, Mo. and one brother Asa F. Moss of Monett, Mo., and a special nephew and sidekick Melvin Moss of Monett, Mo. Gale was preceeded by two sisters Cleta Standerfer and Doris Uber, four brothers Carl Moss, Gene Moss, Thomas Oren Moss and Maxe Moss.
Gale was married to Berniece “Green” Moss May 24, 2008 she survives she has three daughters Carol Nimsick (Bill) of Rogersville, Mo., Glenda Roland of Branson, Mo. and Cynthia Soard of Carthage, Mo., Daughter-in Law Lou Green of Olathe, Kan.; five grandchildren Christine Benne, Michele Dupont, Victoria Davis, Joseph Nimsick and Jaden Pearl Green.
Services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday Dec. 12, 2012 at the Ulmer Funeral Home Chapel. With additional services 3:30p.m. at Memorial Park Cemetery, Neosho, Mo. Visitation 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday Dec. 11, 2012 at the Ulmer Funeral Home. Burial will be at the Memorial Cemetery Neosho, Mo. Contributions can be made to Dudman Springs Methodist Church C/O Ulmer Funeral Home. Online condolences can be made at www.ulmerfh.com. Arrangements are under the direction of Ulmer Funeral Home.