Kendall J. Moss Jr.

Apr 7, 2013 Staff

Kendall J. Moss Jr. of Riverton died Wednesday, April 3, 2013, at Riverton Memorial Hospital. He was 53 years old.

Funeral services are at 10 a.m. Tuesday, April 9, at St. Stephen's Catholic Church. A rosary begins 7 p.m. Monday, April 8, at St. Stephen's Catholic Church.

A wake will follow at 1512 Bitterroot Drive in the Beaver Creek Housing. Burial will be at the Arapaho Catholic Cemetery.

Kendall Joseph Moss Jr. was born Sept. 17, 1959, in Lander, the son of Kendall Joseph Moss Sr. and Ivora (Antelope) Moss. He lived his entire life on the Wind River Reservation.

He worked as a roughneck in the oilfields.

He married Glenda Mona Shakespeare on March 20, 1986, in Lander.

His family said he enjoyed going to the casino and fishing in the mountains.

He loved spending time with his family and grandchildren.

He is survived by his wife, Glenda Mona Moss; sons Mitchell Moss, Kaylo J. Moss and Kendall J. Moss III; daughters Deidre L. Moss and Jennifer R. Shakespeare; stepmother Rachael Brown; ceremonial grandfather Jesse Amos; grandmother Virginia Antelope; father-in-law Leroy Shakespeare Sr.; brothers Darrell Moss Sr., Cletus Moss, Weldon D. Moss II, Raphael Norse, Martin Gutierrez, Arland Moss, Ronald Moss and Thomas Brown Sr.; sisters Rebecca Moss, Eliza Moss, Rhonda McCabe and Tracy Duran; uncles Leonard R. Moss, Alonzo Moss Sr. and Donald Moss; aunts Susanna Oldman, Rosella Moss, Ursula Aragon, Maxine Moss, Joetta Brown, Anita Carrier and Gloria Wheeler; uncles Nelson Moss and Ardith Addison; sisters-in-law Ronda Headley and Germaine Shakespeare; brother-in-law Lonny Shakespeare; and 18 grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers Wendall G. Moss, David R. Moss Sr., Baudelio Gutierrez and Weldon H. Moss; sons Steven L. Moss and Shane D. Moss; paternal grandparents Herman J. Moss Sr., Rosie B. Moss and Eileen Moss; maternal grandparents Joseph and Lillian Antelope; uncles Weldon D. Moss, Medrick H. Moss Sr., Herman J. Moss Jr., Fredrick Antelope Sr., Kenneth Antelope, Floyd Antelope and Joseph S. Antelope; aunts Victoria Friday, Julia Brown, Tekawitha SunRhodes, Delores Moss and Eileen C'Bearing; first cousins Lance Corporal Amanda Carrier, Rodney Jorgensen, Mary Jane Blackbird, Mitchell P. Moss and Sterling Howell Sr.

Arrangements are under the direction of Davis Funeral Home of Riverton (

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