Michael G. Moss


Michael Gene "Mike" Moss, 75, passed away Wednesday, July 3, 2019, at his home in Lebanon with his family by his side. He was born in Indianapolis on September 24, 1943, the son of the late Clyde Gene and Frances Eleanor (Powell) Moss.
Mike was a 1961 graduate of Lebanon High School. Following school, he joined the United States Navy and was honorably discharged.
On October 10, 1969, Mike was married to Dana Ann (Walker) Moss-Brown in Lebanon. They later divorced and she survives.
He worked for Indiana Bell, also known as Ameritech, for 34 years.
Following retirement, Mike could be found in his backyard shop stripping antique furniture, making it look new again. He was talented with his hands and took great pride in repairing old furniture to give it a new shine. He was skilled at creating beautiful stained glass artwork in which he shared with his family and friends. Mike loved the outdoors; mushroom hunting on his family farm, searching for arrowheads, shooting muzzleloaders, and admiring his many beautiful flowers growing in his yard. During the winter months, he kept busy pushing snow while keeping his neighbors' driveways plowed.
Mike was a loving father and grandfather. He was a loyal and generous neighbor and friend to many. His memberships included the First Presbyterian Church, Elks Lodge #635, VFW Post 910, the Boone County Historical Society where he was a life member and served as President; and the Indiana Archeological Society.
Survivors include his daughter, Alana (Adam) Hart of Lebanon; two grandsons, Nathan Michael Allen and Brandon Scott Allen of Lebanon; sister, Judy (Nick) Walburn of Lebanon; nephew, Brian (Pamela) Acton of Carmel; niece, Barbara Harnish of Lexington, Kentucky; one great nephew and four great nieces.
Visitation is planned from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. on Monday, July 8, 2019 at Myers Mortuary, 1502 North Lebanon Street, Lebanon, Indiana, with Elks Rites beginning at 8:00 p.m. Funeral Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, July 9, 2019 at the funeral home in Lebanon. Interment with Military Rites will following services at Oak Hill Cemetery in Lebanon.
Memorials may be made in his memory to the First Presbyterian Church, 128 East Main Street, Lebanon, IN 46052; St. Labre Indian School, www.stlabre.org; or the Lebanon Public Library, 104 East Washington Street, Lebanon, Indiana 46052.
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Published on July 5, 2019
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6 posts

Shirley Quick
Jul 11, 2019
Sorry for your loss.
Darcie Birge
Jul 11, 2019
I am so sorry for your loss Mike was a great friend to me and my family, he was always willing to help if he could.
He will be terribly missed !
Sincerely Darcie Birge
Rita Crane
Jul 10, 2019
Mike was such a wonderful member always helping out at the Cragun House when I was a member. He was always busy around Brendan Wood neighborhood. I still have the beautiful stain glass angel he made and gave to me before John and I left Lebanon... He was proud of Alana too!
Jul 08, 2019
I am so saddened and sorry for the loss of your Dad.

I am glad I had the opportunity to meet Mike at the restaurant just less than 2 years ago. I got a kick out of hearing him talk about arrowheads and he showed me an arrowhead with a built-in twirl shape! Never forget it.

Please pass along my condolences to your family.
Sewell A Bruner
Jul 06, 2019
Many wonderful memories of Mike and our Lebanon High School days.
Diana (Begley) Smith
Jul 05, 2019
I can clearly see you roaming those fields of heaven wearing your buckskins, You are free! ✝