Dr. Bobby Lee Moss, 87, Indianapolis and formerly of Ashboro, passed away Nov. 30, 2011.
Dr. Moss was born Aug. 26, 1924, in Ashboro, the son of Herschel and Bessie (Nicoson) Moss. Dr. Moss graduated from Ashboro High School as valedictorian with the class of 1941. Following high school he attended Purdue University for a semester and then graduated from Indiana University with a bachelor's degree in medicine in 1944. He then received his medical degree from Indiana University School of Medicine, graduating in 1946. Dr. Moss served in the United States Naval Reserve from 1943 to 1958. During his Naval tenure he served as port surgeon in Guam from 1947-1949. Dr. Moss worked at St. Joseph Hospital in South Bend from 1949 to 1950. He also worked at the V.A. Hospital in Prov-idence, R.I., in internal medicine, for two years, before starting private practice in Indianapolis, in 1951 and retiring in 2003.
He was a former member of the Ashboro United Methodist Church. He also held memberships with the American Medical Association, Indiana Medical Society and the Marion County Medical Society.
He was preceded in death by his wife Rosella (Cunningham) Moss; brother Herschel Moss; and sister Eloise Schmidt.
He is survived by three lovely and loving daughters Lona Lee Yeager (Steve), Charlotte, NC, Sandra Kay Eppert (Dave) Guilford, Ind., and Shelley Lyn Nash, Indianapolis; six grandchildren Stephanie Lee Yeager Stiles, Kerstin Alana Yeager Land, Robert Jacob Yeager, Aaron Nicholas Eppert, Zachary David Eppert, and Jason Lee Nash; great grandchildren Keily Rose Stiles, Alyssa Lee Stiles, Morgan Lee Land, Austen Elizabeth Land, Bailey Moore Land, Emory Alana Land, Olivia Sandra Eppert, Kasen David Eppert and David Floyd Moss Eppert; a brother Harlan Moss; as well as several extended family members.
Visitation will be at Lawson-Miller Chapel, Friday from 2-4 p.m. Graveside services will follow at Ashboro Cemetery. Visit www.lawson-millerchapel.com to light a candle in his memory.