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Obituary for James Moyse

January 20, 1935 - January 21, 2018
Avon Lake, Ohio | Age 83

Loving Husband, Father, Grandfather, Great-Grandfather, Brother


James "Jim" Edward Moyse, 83, of Avon Lake, died peacefully on Sunday, January 21 surrounded by his family.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 57 years, Linda Kittelson Moyse, who died in 2014. He is survived by his brother William (Bill) Moyse, daughters Katherine (Art Malcomson) and Jennifer, son James Michael, grandchildren Nicole and Abbygayle Moyse, Katlyn and AJ Malcomson, Nolan and Tait Keller, and great-grandchildren Madison and McKenzy Moyse.
Jim was born in Garfield Heights, Ohio to Craig and Maribel Moyse. He graduated from Miami University in 1957. After graduating, he joined the United States Navy where he served on active duty in Japan and Annapolis, Maryland until 1963 and then on reserve duty until 1981, when he retired as Captain, USNR.
All his life, Jim was passionate about photography and classical music, especially opera. He worked for the Ford Motor Company for almost 30 years. He was active in retirement serving as President of the Avon Lake Library Board of Trustees, and as a member of the Business Advisors of Cleveland, a non-profit organization providing free consulting advice to small businesses. He was also a member of the Avon Lake Save the Woods Committee, a group of citizens who helped to save over 160 acres of open lands from being developed.
Friends may call at the Busch Funeral Home, 163 Avon-Belden Rd., Avon Lake Saturday, February 17 from 1:00pm to 2:00pm. A memorial service will follow at the funeral home at 2:00pm. 440-933-3202

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163 Avon Belden Road
Avon Lake, OH 44012
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