Ray Moss celebrating 90th birthday March 23

Posted 3/16/22


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Ray Moss celebrating 90th birthday March 23


CLINTON — Ray Moss, of Clinton, will celebrate his 90th birthday, on March 23, with family and friends.

Ray was born in Burgettstown, Pa., in 1932, to Arthur Moss and Mary Conaway.  Arthur died when Ray was just 5 years old, and, soon after, he and his mother moved to Waynesville, where they lived with family.

After attending grade school in Bloomington, the family moved to Clinton, in  1947, where Ray attended Clinton High School, graduating in 1950.

After military service, Ray graduated from the University of Illinois in 1956 and then earned a law degree from John Marshall Law School, in 1960.

He joined the Herrick and Rudasill law firm in Clinton and was elected DeWitt County State’s Attorney, in 1960.  He celebrated 50 years of practicing law in 2010 and is currently of counsel in the Moss & Moss law firm.

Ray is an avid sportsman, a golfer, and currently holds the longest continuous membership at the Clinton Country Club.

Ray married Virginia Adams, in 1951.  He later married Anna Marie Dial, in 1979.  She passed away in 2017.

He has three sons, David, Tim and Tom, three grandchildren, Chris, Aleksandra, and John.  He has one great-granddaughter, Thea.

Ray enjoys spending time with family and friends.  Cards may be sent to Ray Moss, P.O. Box 655, Clinton, IL 61727.