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LeRoy G. Moses

LeRoy G. Moses, 100, of Peoria, Arizona passed away on April 15, 2020 at 11:10 PM. He was born on January 18, 1920, in Kincaid, IL, the son of Guy and Nina (Ginger) Moses. He married Rose Marie Sitki, on January 18, 1947, in Taylorville, IL.  She preceded him in death on January 3, 2007. LeRoy entered into Army Active Duty on January 16, 1942.  He was a proud World War II Veteran; serving as a Motorcyclist-Agent Messenger with the 3rd Armored Division in the invasion of Normandy, the Campaigns of Northern France, Ardennes, Rhineland and Central Germany.  He was wounded on April 27, 1945.  He was a Purple Heart Recipient and received a Good Conduct Metal.  He was discharged on October 6, 1945. LeRoy was also a successful farmer, a master mechanic and owned and operated Moe’s Automotive in Glendale, AZ.   He was over 70 years of age when he retired for the last time, from the City of Phoenix – Encanto Golf Course, to provide full time care to his wife, Rose Marie. LeRoy enjoyed playing golf, was an excellent bowler and most recently enjoyed playing pool at the Billiards room in the community where he lived. 

LeRoy is survived by his daughter, Audrey Norris Anderson, of Peoria, AZ and his son, Gary (Cindy) Moses of Glendale, AZ; grandchildren, Jeff (Etsuko) Norris, Tammy (Clay) Schaefer, Jarrod (Jessica)Moses and Lindsey Moses; 5 great grandsons, Daniel Norris, David Norris, Christian (Katie) Ray, Josh (Alexa) Ray, Luke Schaefer and Rayner Moses; 2 great great grandsons, Bryson and Adam Ray; one brother, Norman (Judy) Moses and two sisters, Lila Brooner and Mabel Baker; nieces, nephews and cousins.  He was preceded in death by his parents, six brothers, three sisters and his wife, Rose Marie.

LeRoy will be laid to rest at Oak Hill Cemetery in Taylorville, IL. on Wednesday, April 22, 2020 at 1 PM. Because of COVID-19, this will be a gravesite service only for immediate family.   Please join us in prayer from the safety of your home or car at that time. When it is safe for us to gather together, we plan to have a memorial service to say our final farewells to LeRoy, a member of the Greatest Generation!  

We respectfully request NO FLOWERS.   Memorials may be made to Disabled American or Hospice of the Valley.

Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville is assisting the family with arrangements.

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So many happy memories of you and your family....May your Dad rest in peace with his Rose.

gnpgart@yahoo.com Apr 23 2020 12:00 AM

I love you great grandpa , you where one of the coolest/ easy going/ greatest man that I know.

Christian Ray Apr 22 2020 12:00 AM

We are so sorry to hear about your father. God bless you.
Odell & Mona Altman

Odell Altman Apr 22 2020 12:00 AM

An amazing man, l who held onto his beliefs, a hero not only in war but to his family, and the reason I'm named Joshua, I'll miss our talks and your stories, rest easy and guard this pearly gates.

Joshua guy ray Apr 22 2020 12:00 AM

Your stories about your great adventures and humility in your achievements will be missed. Rest well Grandpa - Ryne & Emery Norman

Emery Apr 22 2020 12:00 AM

Sending love to all of you there today, and those that can't be. So glad he is being honored for the hero he is and the true American example he lived as serving his country, as a husband and a father. God bless Teresa Fyffe

Teresa Fyffe Apr 22 2020 12:00 AM

Remembering a great man and memories and stories of his life Leroy shared with me.

Roger Fyffe Apr 22 2020 12:00 AM

Thank you for being an amazing person and setting a great example for us all to follow! I love you Daddy and I miss you so much. Rest in Peace!

audreyirene@hotmail.com Apr 21 2020 12:00 AM

We love you Grandpa You teach everyone In heaven the first bump!

The Schaefer Family Apr 21 2020 12:00 AM

Thank you for everything you did for me through the years. I will always remember the great times we had together. Take it easy on all the golfers, bowlers and pool players up there in heaven.

Gary Apr 21 2020 12:00 AM

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