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“I had to pleasure of growing up down the street from the Moss family and visiting Hoff's Pro Hardware and even playing sponsored softball teams. Mr....Read More »
1 of 7 | Posted by: Anne (Taft) Clark - Battle Creek, MI

“I am so sorry to hear of Ron's passing. I have many memories of the family, most of times with the Boy Scouts and many of babysitting for the "Kids"....Read More »
2 of 7 | Posted by: Judi Hicks Tribble - Willcox, AZ

“Dear little cousins: Sorry to hear you've now lost your dad. Love the comment give Liz a kiss for me as said by a friend. They are now at rest...Read More »
3 of 7 | Posted by: Julie Niles - Maryville, TN

“Big hugs to you and your family Uncle Mark. We all miss him immensely. Love you. ”
4 of 7 | Posted by: Sydney Houghtalin - Battle Creek, MI

“Ron was a wonderful person, and will be missed dearly. Visiting him on occasion when I'm Battle Creek brought back many memories of living in BC. We...Read More »
5 of 7 | Posted by: Jeffrey Milnes - Caledonia, MI

“Very sorry to learn of this news. ”
6 of 7 | Posted by: Dennis Bradish - Evans, GA

“Rest easy Ron. ”
7 of 7 | Posted by: Fred & Sheri Dillard - MI


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Ronald Dale "Ron" Moss, 83, a lifelong Battle Creek, Michigan resident died peacefully with his family at his side, on Monday, January 17, 2022.

Ron was born October 3, 1938 in Battle Creek, Michigan the son of Ralph D. and Margaret J. (Brown) Moss. He was a 1957 graduate of Battle Creek Central High School. He grew up working at his parents Sip-n-Nip Drive Inn. While in high school he met the love of his life, Elizabeth "Tootsie" Verga. They were married May 24, 1959 and spent 59 years together.

Ron was employed at Clark Equipment Company for ten years, prior to 1968, when he purchased Hoff's Hardware in Wattles Park. In 1986, he and his wife purchased Moss's Grocery in Burley Corners and shortly after moved to Loon Lake.

He retired in 2001. After retirement, he and his wife spent time traveling and spending time with their children and grandchildren.

Ron was one of the founding members of Automotive Engineering Club, which was super-modified race cars in the 1950's. He was involved with Boy Scouts, Wattles Park Men's Club, Lions Club and the Battle Creek Regional History Museum. He enjoyed golfing and fishing.

Surviving are his sons, Timothy (Teresa) Moss and Mark (Cindy) Moss all of Battle Creek, MI; daughter, Donna (Tom Wood) Bray of Cape Coral, FL; six grandsons, Bret (Kerri) Moss, Kurt (Stephanie) Moss, Nicholas (Cherielynn) Moss, Matthew (Jessica) Moss, Samuel (Natalie) Bray and Caleb Bray; eight great-grandchildren, Paige, Adelyn, Brynlee, Lucy, Taylorfaye, Caysen and Torilynn; and Treyson.

Ron was preceded in death by his wife, Elizabeth on September 1, 2018; his parents, Ralph and Margaret and two brothers, Ralph "Donnie" Moss and Darwin Moss.

The memorial service to celebrate Ron's life will be held 1:00 p.m. Tuesday, January 25, 2022 at the Eagles Lodge, 19757 Capital Avenue N.E., Battle Creek, MI 49017. A private burial will be held.

Arrangements are by Farley Estes Dowdle Funeral Home & Cremation Care. Personal messages for the family may be placed at www.farleyestesdowdle.com.