J.B. “Bonds” Moss
J.B. Moss, 92, a native of Paducah, died Saturday, July 6, 2013, at 9:40 p.m. at Lourdes hospital.
J.B. was a member of Immanuel Baptist Church for sixty-seven years, where he served as a deacon for many years, and a member of the building committee through many church building projects. He was a 1939 graduate of Tilghman High School and former owner of General Radio and Television. He was a veteran of World War II serving in the U.S. Army Air Corps and was overseas for two years. J.B. was a member of Masonic Lodge #127, a University of Kentucky Basketball fan and enjoyed St. Louis Cardinal Baseball. J.B. was a member and played golf at Paducah Country Club, Paxton Park and Rolling Hills Country Club, where he held 3 holes-in-one as a golfer.
Surviving are his wife of seventy years, Freida Ford Moss; three daughters, Nancy Wilkins and husband David of Paducah, and Brenda Moss Jones and Bonnie Moss, also of Paducah, Ky.; three grandchildren, John David Wilkins and wife Theresa, Ryan Doom and Ashley Doom; four great-grandchildren, Shannon Wilkins, Jacob Wilkins, Sarah Kate Wilkins and Owen DeVinney.
Preceding in death were his parents, John Bonds Moss Sr. and Nina Moss.
Services will be held Wednesday, July 10, 2013, at 11:00 a.m. at Immanuel Baptist Church with Dr. Gina Brock officiating. Burial will follow at Mt. Kenton Cemetery with military rites.
Friends may call on Tuesday, July 9, 2013, after 5:00 p.m. at Milner & Orr Funeral Home of Paducah and after 9:00 a.m. Wednesday at the church.
Expression of sympathy may be made to Lourdes Hospice, P. O. Box 7100, Paducah, KY 42002-7100 or Immanuel Baptist Church, 3465 Buckner Lane, Paducah, KY 42001.
You may light a candle or leave a message of sympathy at www.milnerandorr.com.