OBITUARY

Charles Oliver Moses Jr.

October 25, 1926January 17, 2021
Obituary of Charles Oliver Moses Jr.
Charles Oliver Moses, Jr, age 94, of East Ridge, Tennessee, passed away on Sunday, January 17, 2021. He was born October 25, 1926, in Fort Payne, Alabama, son of the late Charles O. Moses, Sr. and Oma Dean Moses. Charles was a member and deacon at East Ridge Baptist Church for many years and was currently attending Brainerd Baptist Church where he was a member of the Friendship Class. Mr. Moses served in the United States Navy during World War II as a Coxswain aboard the USS Xenia (AKA-51) and was honorably discharged in 1946. After the war, he was employed with the City of East Ridge as a heavy equipment operator for the Streets Department. He retired after 35 years. Charles was an avid baseball fan and found much enjoyment in attending Atlanta Braves games with his grandsons. He also loved carpentry work, building furniture and framing houses with Habitat for Humanity. He was much loved as a father, grandfather, great-grandfather, and great-great-grandfather. Besides his parents, Mr. Moses was preceded in death by his wife, Edna G. Moses, his siblings, Emma Moses Stewart, Tommy Moses, Lynn Moses, and Jerry Moses. He is survived by his daughter, Carol Setliffe (James, Sr.), grandsons, Jimmy Setliffe, Jr. (Tammy) and Matthew Setliffe (Naomi) of Chattanooga, TN; great-grandchildren, Desi Johnson (Billy) and River Pruett (Drew) of Chickamauga, GA, Samuel Setliffe (Jessica) of Cleveland, TN, Ava and Jane Setliffe of Glasgow, Scotland, Maia Brisbane, Islay and Ruaridh James Setliffe of Chattanooga, TN, and great-great-grandchildren, Stetson, Billy Joe, and Elizabeth Johnson of Chickamauga, GA. The family would like to thank the staff of Rosewood at Fort Oglethorpe Assisted Living Residence for the loving care of Charles for many months. Visitation will be at the Chattanooga Funeral Home, East Capel on Monday, January 25, 2021 from 4:00 pm until 7:00 pm. Graveside services will be on January 26, 2021 at 12:30 pm at the Chattanooga National Cemetery with Charles’ grandson, Rev. Matthew Setliffe officiating. In lieu of flowers, the family ask that donations be made to St. Jude Hospital in his name. Due to COVID-19, we request that mask be worn at all times while at the funeral home and the cemetery, and all Hamilton County and the CDC’s mandates be adhered to. Please share your memories of Charles with the family at www.chattanoogaeastchapel.com Arrangements are by the East Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory and Florist, 404 S. Moore Rd., East Ridge, TN 37412.

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Monday, January 25, 2021

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Tuesday, January 26, 2021

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Tuesday, January 26, 2021

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