|#63 DOUG MOSES|
DOUG MOSES - deceased 2018
From Doug: Doug was visiting in Parsons when he was contacted over the summer and he said he would not be able to attend the 2014 50 year class reunion.
VACAVILLE, Calif. — Douglas J. “Doug” Moses, 71, of Vacaville, California, a former Parsons resident, passed away at 2:30 a.m. Tuesday, March 6, 2018, at Guest Homes Estates, Erie, Ks.
Doug was born June 24, 1946, at Parsons to James and Katherine (Richardson) Moses. He grew up at Parsons and attended Parsons schools, graduating from Parsons High School. He attended Kansas State University, where he earned a degree in biology.
He entered service in the U.S. Navy in 1969 and was stationed in Pearl Harbor on the USS Cochran. He served four tours of duty in the Vietnam War. He was honorably discharged in 1972.
He married Judi O’Neil on June 2, 1973, at Reno, Nevada, after meeting her while he was stationed in Hawaii. She survives of the home.
He lived in Suisun City, California, prior to moving to Vacaville. Doug worked in the food brokerage business, working his way from salesman to account executive. He retired in 2008.
He enjoyed fishing, golfing and sports. He was a fan of his alma mater, the Kansas State Wildcats, as well as the Kansas City Chiefs and the St. Louis Cardinals. Most of all he loved watching his son play basketball. He was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Vacaville and a lifetime member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars.
In addition to his wife, Judi, Doug is survived by his pride and joy, his only son, A.J. Moses of Fayetteville, Arkansas; his parents, James and Katherine Moses of Parsons; his brother, Mark Moses and his wife, Sara, of Springdale, Arkansas; his sisters, Barbara Kyle Moses of Parsons and Shelley Moses-Reed and her husband, Steven, of Denver; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
There will be a memorial Mass at 10:30 a.m. Monday at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Parsons, with the Rev. Curtis Robertson officiating. The rosary will be recited at 10 a.m. Monday at the church prior to the service. Military honors conducted by Brown-Bishop Post No. 704, Veterans of Foreign Wars, will follow.
Memorials are suggested to the Kansas State Alumni Association and may be left at or mailed to the funeral home, 112 N. 26th St., P.O. Box 942, Parsons, KS 67357.
Online condolences may be left at www.wallfuneralservices.com.
Doug's Activities at PHS
Intramural Sports 64
VFW Baseball 60, 61
Career Plans - Accountant
SEE A PICTURE OF DOUG AND WAYNE TODD AND A BUNCH OF FISH ON PAGE 3, PICTURE #126