Mr. Eddie Joe Moses, Sr., was born Aug. 15, 1951 in Port St. Joe to Jim and Martha Gray Moses. He made his grand entrance into Heaven on Monday, Aug. 19, 2013 at the age of 62.
Mr. Eddie Joe was a lifelong resident of Apalachicola. He graduated from Chapman High School and later joined the Florida National Guards where he served our great nation for 13 years. Mr. Eddie Joe was later employed with the Apalachicola Northern Railroad and most recently our local Ace Hardware Store where he could be found assisting and greeting guest with humor and a smile. His hobbies included: Hunting, fishing, and wood working.
He is survived by his wife of 40 years: Wanda Hardee Moses of Apalachicola; two daughters: Candi Moses Rosamond and husband Chad and Joellen Paige Moses and Ronnie Joseph; one son: Eddie Joe Moses, Jr. and wife Traci; eight grandchildren and one great-grandchild and three sisters-in-laws Sandra Moses, Oleta Moses and Glenda Newell; and a host of other loving relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents Jim and Martha Gray Moses, three brothers Jimmy Moses, Lovett Moses, and Lonnie Moses.
The family would like to extend a special thank you to Susan Hardin and the staff of Weems Memorial, the staff of Bay Medical Center, Dr. Nancy Chorba and the staff of Big Bend Hospice.
The funeral service was held at 11 a.m. E.D.T. on Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013 at the Living Waters Assembly of God Church, conducted by the Rev. Scotty Lolley. Interment followed in Magnolia Cemetery.
He lay in state at the church from 7-8 p.m. Friday evening, and for an hour Saturday prior to the service.
All services are under the direction of the Comforter Funeral Home.