Otis Johnican Moses

August 18, 1952September 3, 2018

Otis J. Moses was born August 18, 1952 and went home to be with his Lord September 3, 2018. He was the sixth born child of Harbert Moses, Sr. and Nellie Davis Moses. He was married to and divorced from Nina Karen Miller Moses. Together they had one daughter, Nikisha Ann Moses. They all lived in California. Otis has three living sisters: Gloria Moses Delcambre, Nellie Moses Abbott, and Roberta Moses Calhoun and one brother Harbert Moses, Jr. He also had one sister, the late Irene Moses Williams. He will always be loved and respected by his many nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

He attended Hungerford High School and Wharton Community College from which he was drafted into the US Army where he served as a Medic during the Vietnamese war. He also was in charge of the Epidemiology Department at Fort Sam Houston in San Antonio, Texas. He received a degree as an Optician from American Career College and continued his education at Southwest College in Los Angeles.

Otis was a co-owner of We Care Corporation through which his company supplied medications and medical supplies to board and care homes. He taught medical assisting classes at Bryman College and Modern Technology School of X-Ray. From there several of his students remained his friends until the present time.

He was a skilled maker of beautiful jewelry. Even after retiring from work, he continued to mentor people in the medical field. Otis attended the New Horizons Church in Reseda, California.


  • Memorial Service Friday, September 14, 2018
  • Memorial Service Saturday, September 15, 2018
  • Funeral Service Saturday, September 22, 2018
  • Burial Saturday, September 22, 2018

Otis Johnican Moses

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Marcus Harris

November 13, 2018

I am saddened to find this. Otis Moses was my Medical Assistant teacher at Modern Technology School of X-Ray in 1996-97. I just decided to Google him found this. Rest in Peace Otis.

Maribel Maldonado

September 15, 2018

Te conocí hace casi 12 años , cliente frecuente de Denny’s amabas el café y con mucha azúcar, eras misterioso pero muy amable atento y respetuoso, eras muy detallista y apreciaba cada regalo y cada palabra , y ahora no puedo creer que ya no estés aquí solo espero que allá donde te encuentras estés bien y tranquilo! Siempre te recordaré mi querido amigo y eterno enamorado !😢

Carlos Cruz

September 15, 2018

I will forever cherish our memories and all the talks we had. You will forever live with me. Save a place for me Poppo...I'll be there soon. I love you Poppo.

My most heartfelt condolences for his family during this most difficult time.