JAMES R. MOSS
James Russell Moss, 79, of Birch River, WV passed
away at Hilltop Center at Oak Hill on Thursday, June 15,
2017. Born June 22, 1937 at Widen, he was a son of the
late Lanty and Leah Mae Walker Moss. He was also
preceded in death by a sister, Betty Moss Starcher and
by four brothers, Paul, Charles, Chester, and Billy Moss.
He was a member of the Powell’s Mountain Baptist
Church, a former beloved pastor of Holcomb Baptist
Church, New Prospect Baptist Church at Leivasy, Birch
River Baptist Church, First Baptist Church at Richwood,
and the Grace Baptist Church at Persinger. He was a
disabled coal miner and a member of the UMWA.
Survivors include his wife, Sandra Hamric Moss;
children, Rick (Retha) Moss of Dille, Tina (Johnny)
Baughman of Birch River, Patty (Dave) Wheeler of
Springfield, VA, and Lanty (Tammie) Moss of
Elizabethtown, PA; one brother, Abe (Judy) Moss of
Bartow, FL; eight grandchildren, seven great
grandchildren, and a host of other family and friends.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on
Saturday, June 17, 2017 in the White Funeral Home at
Summersville with Pastors Linn Schiefer and Butch
Collins officiating. Interment will follow in the Mountain
View Memorial Park at Richwood.
Friends may call at the funeral home on Saturday one
hour prior to the funeral services.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.