James Thomas Moss

May 6, 1924 ~ January 4, 2013 (age 88)
U.S. Veteran

James Thomas Moss, age 88, of Greensboro, GA, died Friday, January 4, 2013 at Boswell Parker Health and Rehabilitation. Born in Oxford, GA on May 6, 1924 he was the son of the late Thomas Frank Moss and Cassie Mae Harper Moss. He attended Palmer Stone School in Oxford. During World War II, from 1943 to 1946 he honorably served his country in the United States Army in Iceland and New Foundland refueling planes. James spent most of his life in Greensboro and worked for Atlanta Union Point Trucking Company which later became Meadows Trucking Company. He also worked for Vantress Farms in White Plains which was later bought out by Tyson. Like his father he always enjoyed watching trains and airplanes.

In addition to his parents, James was preceded in death by his wife of fifty-four years, Nora Bell Moss and a brother, John W. Moss. James is survived by a sister, Mae Moss Piland of Union Point, GA; a brother, Lanier Moss of Atlanta, GA; and nieces, Janet Sisk of Union Point, GA and Barbara Gunn of Madison, GA.

Graveside Services will be held Sunday, January 6, 2013 at 4:00 p.m. at Oxford Historical Cemetery, Hwy 81 (Emory Street), Oxford, GA 30054 with Rev. Dennis Garner and Rev. Harry Michael officiating. The service was concluded with military honors provided by the United States Army soldiers from Fort Gordon, GA. The family will receive friends from 4:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m Saturday night at the funeral home. McCommons Funeral Home, 109 W. Broad St., Greensboro, GA, (706) 453-2626, is in charge of arrangements. Visit us at to sign the online guest register.

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