Leon Moss, 97, of Hayesville passed away Tuesday, November 22, 2022 at Murphy Rehab and Nursing Home. He was a lifetime resident of Hayesville. In his early years, he loved to coon hunt and loved to hunt rocks. Leon was called "The Rock Hound". Leon was a farmer, avid gem collector, and drove supply truck for Farmers Federation. He was a member of the Saved By Grace Full Gospel.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Agnes Guffey Moss; his sons, Jimmy Moss and Ricky Moss; a daughter, Vicky Moss Mobley; brothers, Clyde, Lloyd, and Troy Moss; and sisters, Hazel Moss, Edith Davenport, and Mattie Kay Hogsed.
Leon is survived by sons, Alvin Moss and wife, Hazel, Jerry Moss and wife, Betty, Dwight Moss and wife, Theresa, and Bobby Joe Moss and wife, Revonda; a sister, Ruth Ledford; grandchildren, Scotty (Selena), Tangy (Casey) Crystal (Michael); great grandchildren, Cameron (Kayla), Kristen (Jacob), Addison, Autumn, and Bradley; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held at 1:00 pm Saturday, November 26, 2022 at the Townson-Rose Chapel-Hayesville with Rev. Steve Cothren and Rev. Willie Screws officiating. Sherry Screws will provide the music. Interment will be in the Mount Pleasant Baptist Church Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Scotty Moss, Rex Maney, Michael Rogers, Jacob Whitener, Cameron Moss, and Austin Moss. Honorary pallbearers will be Ronnie Hogsed and Kenneth Hogsed.
The family will receive friends from 6:00-8:00 Friday evening at the Townson-Rose Chapel-Hayesville.
In lieu of flowers the family request memorials be made to the Mount Pleasant Cemetery Fund, 50 Marvin Cabe Lane, Hayesville, NC 28904.
Townson-Rose Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
You may send tributes to the family at www.townson-rose.com