The Joplin Globe, Joplin, MO

January 17, 2013

Harris "Harry" Morton Moss Jr.

The Joplin Globe


Harris "Harry" Morton Moss Jr., 82, passed away in Grove, Okla.

Harry was born April 11, 1930, in Carthage, Mo., to Harris Morton Moss Sr. and Jonnie (Teague) Moss.

Harry served in the United States Army during the Korean War. Harry worked at Juvenile Shoe in Mount Vernon, Carnation Can in Mount Vernon, and Baxter Vault in Baxter Springs, Kan. He owned and operated Al's Cigar store in Anderson, Mo., retiring from there in December of 2009.

Harry is survived by one son, Mark Moss and wife, Regina, of Monett, Mo.; one grandson, Casey Moss and wife, Tina; one great-granddaughter, Hannah Marie Moss; one brother, Thomas P. Moss and wife, Helen, of Joplin; and one sister, Mrs. Paul Wampler, of Carthage. Harry is preceded by two sons, Johnny Scott Moss 2002 and Robby Gene Moss 1983; and two sisters, June Adams 2008 and Cleo Bowman 1982.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Monday, Jan. 21, at the Ulmer Funeral Home Chapel. Visitation will be from 1 to 2 p.m. Monday, Jan. 21, at Ulmer Funeral Home. Burial will be in the Sarcoxie Cemetery, Sarcoxie, Mo.

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Arrangements are under the direction of Ulmer Funeral Home.