Perry Moss(1926 - 2014)

Moss, Perry Perry Lee Moss, 88, passed away at his home in Debary on August 7, 2014. Moss's career in college and professional football stretched into parts of seven decades. Best remembered as the first Head Coach and General Manager of the Orlando Predators, he was also one of the founding fathers of the Arena Football League. Coach Moss was preceded in death by his parents, William Perry and Lola Copeland Moss; wife, Gay Lee Moss; sister, Elaine Moss Benish and brother, Les Moss- a former Major League Baseball catcher and manager. He is survived by sons Calvin Moss (Peggy Lee); Perry Moss, Jr. (Kim); Les Moss (Cindy); daughter Penny Moss Sheppard (Matt); grandchildren Tawny Robertson; Justin, Ellie and Gillian Moss; Jacob Moss; Claire, Ava, Bennett and Laurel Sheppard; as well as four great-grandchildren. A service honoring Coach Moss will take place at 11 am Saturday August 30, in Trinity Assembly of God Church, 875 Elkcam Blvd Deltona, FL. Deltona Memorial Funeral Home in Orange City Is handling the arrangements. Please visit www.deltonamemorialfuneralhome.com to read the life story of Coach Moss and leave tributes of condolence and share memories with the family

Funeral Home

Deltona Memorial Funeral Home
1295 Saxon Blvd Orange City, FL 32763
(386) 775-4260

Published in the Orlando Sentinel on Aug. 15, 2014