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Karl Reid Moss

Karl Reid Moss, age 74, died Wednesday, April 15, 2015 at Kings Mountain Hospital. Born in Cleveland County on November 7, 1940 he was the son of the late Jay Dee and Eva Gertrude Leigh Moss. Karl was a former member of Macedonia Baptist Church and a current member of Calvary Baptist Church. He served in the Vietnam Conflict and retired from the U. S. Air Force after 21 years of service. He also retired from the City of Charlotte as a Civil Engineer after many years of service. He enjoyed cooking and meeting people. In addition to his parents, Karl is preceded in death by a brother, Jay Moss Jr. and a sister, Martha Moss.

Karl is survived by his wife of 9 years, Martha McSwain Moss; a son, Brian Moss of Shelby; a daughter,Carrie Messenger and husband Dan of Kings Mountain; stepson, Mark Greene and wife Sara of Shelby; a stepdaughter, Manya Greene of Ohio; a sister, Shirley Melton and husband David of Kings Mountain; two brothers, Reggie Moss and wife Kay of Kings Mountain and Eddie Moss and wife Peggy of Cartersville Ga.; sister-in-law, Gail Moss of Myrtle Beach; five grandchildren; one great grandchild; caregiver Larlee Geter; and his canine companion, "Tippy".

Funeral service will be held on Friday, April 17, 2015 at 11:00 am at Calvary Baptist Church with Rev. Tony Sisk officiating. Burial will follow at Cleveland Memorial Park with Military Honors. The family will receive an hour before the service from 10:00 am until 11:00 AM in the sanctuary.

Memorials can be made to; Wounded Warriors Project, PO Box 75817, Topeka, KS 66675 and Calvary Baptist Church 320 Old Boiling Springs Rd. Shelby, NC 2815

Cecil M Burton Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the family of Mr. Moss.

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