|David C. Moss, 69, of 2770 Springer Rd., Galesburg died at 9:25 p.m. Wednesday March 3, 2010 in Heartland Health Care Center.
He was born July 6, 1940 in Galesburg the son of Clyde (Tip) and Dorthella Moss-Williams. He first married Esther L. Harris on February 22, 1958 in Galesburg. She preceded him in death in 1998. He then married Billie Weinberg on August 7, 1999 in Hyde Park, Ill. She survives.
Also surviving are three sons, Rev. Garry (Delphine) Moss of St. Charles, Ill., Brian (Jaime Andrade) Moss of Broadview, Ill. and David A. (Lucy) Moss of Aurora, Ill.; a daughter, Dr. Kimberly (Doron) Moss-Dobbins of Aurora, Ill.; two step sons, Jeff and Greg Weinberg, both of Galesburg; a step daughter, Terri Weinberg of Cambridge, Ill.; his sister, Dr. Ruby (Donald) Moss Porter of Cleveland, Tenn.; eight grandchildren, David (Joeysha) Dobbins, Brittney Dobbins, Kristyn, Garry, Kortney, Katherine, Jennifer and Evan David Moss, one great grandchild, David Dobbins, seven step grandchildren and two step great grandchildren. David was preceded in death by his parents and step father, Robert Williams, his first wife, a step son, Doug Weinberg, and one brother, Clifton Williams.
He first worked for Burlington Truck Lines and then Lease Way Leasing. He later owned and operated E & D Piggyback Trucking. He also worked for the Maywood Park District Police. David retired in 1999. He graduated from Galesburg High School in 1958 and attended Refrigeration Trade School. In his high school years he enjoyed working with Ms. Willabelle Williams at the Carver Center. He was past president of the Maywood Kiwanis Club, the Maywood Little League and the Elmhurst Lions Club and the Maywood Horseman Club. He also loved his faithful companion, his dog, Abby.
Memorial services are scheduled for 3:00 p.m. Wednesday March 10, 2010 at Hinchliff-Pearson-West Galesburg Chapel. The Rev. Garry Moss, MDIV will officiate. Visitation will be 2:00-3:00 p.m. Wednesday at the chapel.
Memorials may be made to the Prairieland Animal Welfare Center. Online condolences may be made at www.h-p-w.com.