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Official Obituary of

Walter Moses

November 2, 1940 ~ February 16, 2024 (age 83) 83 Years Old

Walter Moses Obituary

Mr. Walter Moses, Sr. affectionally called Speck or Mr. Walt was born November 2, 1940 in Florence, South Carolina to Hattie Moses and Michael Backus. He departed this life after a brief illness on Friday, February 16, 2024 at Mcleod Regional Medical Center in Florence, South Carolina.

He attended Catholic Elementary School in Cleveland, Ohio during his middle high school years, he attended school in Bronx, NY. Walter returned to Florence to complete his high school years, during high school he played football and was nicknamed “The Bear” and he also played baseball and was given the name "Speck” because he wore shades while he played ball. Walter is a 1958 graduate of Wilson High School.

Walter was employed by Electric Motors of Florence, South Carolina and he retired as a Forklift supervisor with Family Dollar in Charlotte, NC after 20 years.

Mr. Moses was preceded in death by his wife Elouise Moses, daughter Sandra Denise Lunn, mother Hattie Moses, brothers George Moses, Rhonnie Moses, and Willie Moses, sister Helen Moses Simmons, and  an aunt that raised him Dorthea Moses.

He leaves to cherish his memories a son Walter Lee Moses Jr of San Antonio, TX; daughters Tiffany Moses of Charlotte, NC and Demetra Abraham of Lithonia, GA;  grandchildren Merrick (Dakota) Moses of Florence, SC, LaNaya Ward of Charlotte, NC, Tyler Moses of Virginia Beach, VA, Myles Moses of San Diego, CA, Jordan Moses of Fayetteville, NC, great grand-daughter Zamora Ward; brother Allen (Carolyn)  Moses of Florence, SC; sister-in-law Mary Louise Moses; two very special friends Saundra Hoover of Charlotte, NC and Ruby Lunn of Darlington, SC; bonus children Wilbur Lunn of Darlington, SC, Geraldine (Boyd) Poole of Darlington, SC, Carolyn (Gregory) Douglas of Greenville, SC, Marvin (Lorraine) Lunn of Darlington, SC; a very special cousin Daphne Moses of Conyers, GA; a host of nieces, nephews, and other relatives and friends.


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Celebration of Life
February 24, 2024

3:00 PM
312 S. Ravenel Street
Florence, SC 29506


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