Hugh Lee Moose

September 14, 1936January 10, 2017
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Hugh Lee Moose, 80 years old of Statesville passed away on January 10, 2017. Hugh was born on September 14, 1936 in Iredell County to the late Robert Lee and Nellie Moose. Hugh proudly served his country in the US Air Force during the Korean War. He was the Owner and President of Hugh Sheet Metal which opened in 1968. He enjoyed restoring classic cars and working in his yard and was described as “tough as nails” from his granddaughters. He was known as being a hard worker, a well respectable and loved man in the community. We can all learn so many things from him and to always work hard and strive to pursue our dreams. Hugh will be greatly missed as he left a lifelong impression on so many people.

Hugh was predeceased by his son, Tony Hugh Moose; his brother, Melvin Moose; his sisters, Katherine Moose and Louise Witherspoon. He is survived by the love of his life, his wife of 60 years, Bonnie Trivette Moose; his son, Darrell Moose of Statesville; his daughter-in-law, Annette Ostwalt of Statesville; his brothers, Conard Moose of Troutman, Billy Moose of Statesville and J.W. Moose of Statesville; his sister, Martha Majors of Statesville; his granddaughters, Lindsay and Krystal Moose and his pride and joy, his great granddaughter Audrey Michelle.

Visiting hours will be held on Tuesday 6-8pm at the Bunch-Johnson Funeral Home, 705 Davie Ae., Statesville. A funeral service will be celebrated on Wednesday 1pm at Landmark Church of God, 2200 E Broad St, Statesville. Pallbearers will be Marty Winn, Donnie Auton, Brandon Ownes, Keith Waugh, Josh Burton and John Garrison. The interment will follow in Iredell Memorial Gardens, Statesville.

Bunch-Johnson Funeral Home in honored to be serving the Moose Family.


  • Visitation Tuesday, January 17, 2017
  • Funeral Service Wednesday, January 18, 2017

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Steve Rimmer

January 17, 2017

I am praying for GOD to grant each of you all the compassionate grace as only HE can during this unexpected tragic loss of this great man -Hugh L. Moose. While difficult to understand all the various questions at this time , rest assured in your heavenly reunion some fine day.

January 17, 2017

Bonnie and family
My prayers are with you in the loss of your loved one. May God wrap you in his arms and give you comfort.
Phyllis Lambert-Lowe

Susan Head

January 16, 2017

Darrell, Bonnie and family. We are so sorry for your loss...Please know you will be our prayers for peace & comfort.

Rhonda ( Griffith ) Bridgeman

January 16, 2017


Vickie Reavis Hinson

January 15, 2017

My love is with the family Hugh you will be missed by many

Johnny Dalton

January 15, 2017

May your hearts soon be filled with wonderful memories of joyful times together as you celebrate a life well lived.

kimberly markham

January 15, 2017

sympathy and prayers to you bonnie,darrell, and the entire moose family.may god give you a peace that surpasses all understanding in your time of need and to you all. kimberly moose markham

Leigh Dison

January 13, 2017

Hugh was such a caring, giving person. He will be greatly missed. Praying for family and friends.

Bunch-Johnson Funeral Home

January 13, 2017

Offering our deepest condolences during this difficult time.