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Elton James Moyes

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July 17, 1927-Jan. 4, 2014

Elton James Moyes, age 86, of Mt. Pleasant passed away Saturday, January 4, 2014 at the Sparrow Hospital in Lansing.
Funeral Services for Elton will be held at Clark Family Funeral Chapel on Friday, January 10, 2014 at 1 p.m. with Keith Wise, Jut Darron, and Kevin Smith officiating. Interment will follow in Memorial Gardens Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Thursday, January 9, 2014 from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. Visitation will continue the day of the service from 12 Noon until the time of the service. Memorial contributions may be made to the family. Envelopes will be available at the funeral chapel.
Elton was born on July 17, 1927 in Shepherd, the son of James and Lila (Ludy) Moyes. Elton worked for Rosebush Lumberyard for 40 years and was a lifelong dairy farmer. He loved to hunt, garden, and go on bus tours. Elton married Gwen Veit in 1954. She preceded him in death in 1983. Elton remarried on February 19, 1994 to Alma (Taylor) Moon in St. Louis, MI. He was a member of the St. Louis Church of Christ.
Elton is survived by his wife Alma; children, Linda Alexander and Ronald Moyes; stepchildren, Rosemary Clark, Randy Moon, Marcia Mussillo, Gregory (Debra) Moon, and Phillip (Sherri) Moon; grandchildren, Madison and Matthew Shawnoo; and several great-grandchildren and step-great great grandchildren.
Elton was preceded in death by his first wife, Gwen Veit; parents; and brother, Gerald Moyes.
You may view Elton's obituary online and send a condolence to the family, light a memorial candle, or place a memorial donation at
www.clarkfuneralchapel.com
Published in The Morning Sun on Jan. 9, 2014
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