Oscar Lee Moss
Oscar Lee Moss
  • October 4, 1947 - October 30, 2017
  • Copperas Cove, Texas

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Funeral Services for SGM (Ret.) Oscar Lee Moss, of Copperas Cove, will be held 11:00 AM Tuesday, November 7, 2017 at Crawford-Bowers Funeral Chapel. Burial will follow at 1:00 PM Tuesday at the Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery with full military honors.

Oscar Lee Moss was born October 4, 1947 in Mellwood, Arkansas to Charlie Moss Jr. and Hosie Beatrice Miller Moss. Oscar accepted Jesus Christ as his Lord and Savior while growing up in Austin, Texas. Oscar was called home to meet his Lord and Savior on October 30, 2017, at the age of 70.

Oscar married his wonderful wife, Juanita Moss in Oahu, Hawaii in 1982. Oscar was known, loved, and respected by family and friends. He was a very special Husband, father, Grandfather, Son, Brother, Cousin, and Uncle.

Oscar was a 30-year Veteran of the United States Army. Oscar was drafted in 1968, he had no idea he would stay in the Army and make it a career. However, in 1974 Oscar was selected to become an Army Drill Instructor at Fort Dix, New Jersey. He said, "It was an Honor, to be selected as a Drill Instructor" and "It was the beginning of the most intellectually, challenging two weeks of his young Army career". He was excited because this represented a new challenge which he looked forward to. Oscar felt the same way when he was again selected to become a Sargent Major for the United States Army.

Oscar leaves behind four children. Three children with Cynthia Ann West; Lisa Karambelas, Marlin Moss, and Michael Moss, and one child with Juanita Moss; Monica Moss-Hall.

Oscar is survived by his loving Step-Mother, Georgia Ann Moss of Austin, Texas, loving wife of 35 years Juanita Moss, daughter, Lisa Karambelas (Dennis); son Marlin Moss; son, Michael Moss and daughter, Monica Moss-Hall (Randy). Sisters, Mable Moss Robinson White, Fannie Moss-Higgins Johnson (William), Bertha Ann Moss Williams, Elvita Wright (Eugene), Jewel Walker, Brother, Virgil Hardeman (Jacklin), and sister-in-law, Brenda White.

Viewing and visitation will be 10:00-11:00 AM Tuesday at Crawford-Bowers Funeral Chapel in Killeen who is in charge of the arrangements.