Julius Matt Moss 91, passed away Saturday, May 26, 2018 at his home surrounded by his family.

Graveside services, with Military Honors, will be held 2:00 PM, Wednesday, May 30, 2018 at Pine Hill Cemetery, Burlington, NC, with Reverend Brian Murphy and Reverend Marshall Old officiating.  

Julius served his country during World War II, in the United States Army.  He then worked in textiles for Carthage Fabrics for over 30 years. He was a member of First Baptist Church of Carthage and loved serving  the Lord. Julius was a loving husband, father, and grandfather, always enjoying time spent with family. He was a kind and caring person,  giving of himself to others in many ways. Julius also enjoyed watching all kinds of sports on TV. He was the son of the late Chas Edward and Daisy Lingerfelt Moss and was preceded in death by wife: Rena Moss; son in law: Buddy Coggins and siblings.

Julius is survived by wife, of 17 years, Dorothy; daughter: Helen Coggins; step son: Coy Gladden, Jr. and wife Nancy; grandchildren: Joseph Coggins, Jerry Coggins and wife Dee; great grandchildren: Shawn Coggins, Megan Coggins, Ashley Coggins; great great granddaughter: Charlotte Marie; sister: Nellie Clack; many nieces, nephews and friends.  

The family will receive friends from 6 to 7 PM, Tuesday, May 29, 2018 at Fry & Prickett Funeral Home and at other times at the home.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to: First Baptist Church of Carthage, P O Box 824, Carthage, NC 28327.

The family would especially like to thank caregivers Jackie and Anna for all they did for Mr. Moss.

Fry & Prickett Funeral Home is assisting the Moss family.

Condolences: PinesFunerals.com



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  1. This good man served his country greatly. The things he did and the things he saw in combat will never be know.
    He fought in some of the toughest battles of the Pacific in WWII. May god bless him – I know he was a Christian.
    Condolences for

  2. You were and always will be the greatest grandpa that I could’ve ever expected! I just hope I’ll be half the grandfather you were! I will miss our Sunday phone calls, and us beating up on Dee about the Dallas Cowboys! I love you and miss you so much! Can’

  3. I was lucky enough to call him ‘uncle’. Rip ‘uncle Jay. My love goes with you & you will always be in my heart. Love Sissie

  4. He was my Grandfathers little brother , he drove up to see us a lot when I was a kid. He made my face light up with excitement then , and every time I saw him . Every time think of him now , I am so THANKFUL for the Grace of JESUS CHRIST because I know wi

  5. Had the wonderful privilege to know Jay and work with him at Fashion Square in the 1970s.-  He was a wonderful Christian man, and a great mentor and example to me.-  On Saturdays we’d often listen to Carolina Basketball at the store.-  Jay got a big kick

  6. I’ll always remember you gave the tightest hugs the pens you kept in your front pocket would hurt when you squeezed me but I never told you because I didn’t want you to ever lighten the hug . You would take me to the store & tell me ‘get whatever you want

  7. RIP Paw Paw, i love you and you’ll be so missed. Football wont be the same without you giving me a hard time about my boys!! My one and only grandpa who loved me from day one, and gave me whatever i wanted, like a car my heart hurts but i know you and my

  8. Love and miss you pawpaw! Thank you for loving us and always and I means always setting the example! You taught me so much in life. First how to be a man, then a father, husband. Now I’m a grandpa and you set an incredible example on how to do that! God o

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