65, of Bretz, died Wednesday, September 5, 2018 at Ruby Memorial Hospital surrounded by family.
The son of the late Oliver A. and Dorothy V. Moats, he was born January 3, 1953 in Crellin, MD.
He is survived by one daughter and spouse, April Tennant and Jason Keller of Reedsville; one son, Andrew Jesse Moats of Bretz; two brothers, Steve Moats and wife, Rose of Bretz and Wayne Moats of FL; three sisters, Shirley, Linda and Betty Moats, all of Bretz; five grandchildren, Derrick, Chrisgin, Katelyn, Brittany and Ryan, and three great grandchildren, Brentley, Dayton and Carter; eight nephews, Roy, Allen, Clarence and wife Jane, Steve and wife Stephanie, Wayne, Weley, William and Walter; nieces, Jamie, Wendy and Jessica and one great niece, Whitney and fiance Dustin.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Patricia Moats.
Family and friends will be received at the Arthur H. Wright Funeral Home, Terra Alta on Monday from 5-8:00 p.m. and from 10:00 Tuesday, September 11, 2018 until the 11:00 time of service with Rev. Eric Beeman officiating. Burial will follow in the Aurora Cemetery with military honors provided Preston County Honor Guard and Andrews Air Force Base.
Memorial donations may be made to Arthur H. Wright Funeral Home, 105 Highland Avenue, Terra Alta, WV 26764 to help with funeral expenses.
Condolences may be made at www.arthurwrightfuneralhome.com