Gregory Lynn Moss passed on March 10, 2022. At his death he was 74 years old. His parents, Russell Ray and Virginia Ruth (Newport) Moss preceded him in death. He is survived by his wife Marita, sons David (wife Christy) of Wesley Chapel FL and Ryan (wife Jeannie) of Oklahoma City OK. He has 5 grandchildren, Taylor 11, Micah 10, Brayden 8, Lorelei 8, and Addison 4 . Greg is the oldest of four children. His siblings are Roma Fausz (husband Gary) from Markle IN, Gordon (wife Judy) from Kokomo IN, and Gayle Sibat from Winter Springs, FL.
Greg was born and raised in Kokomo Indiana. He attended Northwestern High School in Kokomo, IN and graduated from Purdue University with BS in Electrical Engineering in 1970. After graduating he taught electronics at IVY Tech in Kokomo. Greg received a Masters of Arts from Ball State University in 1978. Greg and Marita were married in 1975. They moved to Lafayette IN in 1984 where Greg taught as a professor at Purdue University in the School of Technology until his retirement. In 2017 Greg and Marita sold their home of 32 years and decided to chase the grandchildren and be a bigger part of their lives. They have been spending summers in Oklahoma and the rest of the time in Florida.
Known as “Mossy” by his closest friends, Greg enjoyed vacations to the National Parks and especially the mountains. He remained very proud of Purdue University and his favorite shirts always had the Purdue logo. He was very proud of his sons and their accomplishments. The greatest joy of his life was his grandchildren. He loved playing with them and watching their activities. He was a loving husband, father, and grandfather. Greg will be greatly missed by his family and friends!
Services will be held at 10:00am on Thursday, March 17th at St. Mark Evangelist Catholic Church, 9724 Cross Creek Blvd, Tampa, FL. Visitation will begin 30 minutes prior to the service. This summer a celebration of Greg’s life will be held in Kokomo, IN. Further details to be given at a later date. The family wishes donations to Doctors without Borders instead of flowers.