The Obit For Floyd Moser

Floyd Pierce Moser Sr.

Published in The Moultrie Observer from 3/16/2009 - 3/18/2009

MOULTRIE — Floyd Pierce Moser Sr., 80, of Moultrie, died Monday, March 16, 2009, at his residence.

Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Thursday, March 19, at Harrell-Faircloth Funeral Home Chapel.

Burial will follow in Pinecrest Memory Gardens with Larry Kleitz, Kenny Pope, Dana Lewis, Clint Chafin, David Hufstetler and Gene Williams serving as pallbearers.

Born Feb. 18, 1929, in Maxton, N.C., he was the son of the late Walter Koss Moser and Annis Love Abel Moser. His family said that his passion was baseball.

He played professionally in the late 1940s and early 1950s with the Giants and Athletics farm teams in North Carolina and Wisconsin.

He met his wife of 55 years and love of his life, Jewel Tyler, while in spring training at Spence Field in Moultrie in 1949.

He played, coached and umpired baseball and softball for children and adults in Moultrie for many years before deciding to devote more time to his business, Moser Plumbing Company.

He has been active in the annual Georgia-Florida Baseball League reunions in the past few years. He was of the Baptist faith. He was preceded in death by his wife, Lovey Jewel Tyler Moser; and brothers, W.K. Moser and John Frank Moser.

Survivors include sons, Floyd P. Moser Jr. and wife Dana of Hahira, Ga., David E. Moser and wife Paula of Doerun, Gordon Lynn Moser and wife Kathy of Moultrie, and Wendal Alan Moser and wife Sandy of Tyler, Texas; brother, Marion L. "Snook" Moser of Maxton, N.C.; sister, Willena Moser Welch of Morehead City, N.C.; grandchildren, Tom D. Moser (Katharine), Joel S. Moser, Michelle Moser, Todd Moser (Jeanie), Julie Moser Craft (Rob), Kelli Moser, Tyler Moser, Krisie Moser and Angela Johnston; and great-grandchildren, Hannah L. Moser, Skyler Moser, Madeline Moser, Ivey Lewis, Reese and Loren Moser, Lilla and Ada Craft, Blake Dyer, and Bryndalynn and Bayleigh Fulce.

Donations may be made to the Museum of Colquitt County History for the Baseball Reunion at 500 Fourth Ave. S.E., Moultrie, Ga. 31768.Harrell-Faircloth Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.