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William Moss


1936 - 2017
William Moss Obituary
William Moss
Apr. 12, 1936 - Nov. 12, 2017
Sunnyvale
William E. Moss, 81, resident of Sunnyvale, California since 1969. Bill graduated from Treadwell High School in Memphis, Tennessee. He served in the Navy as an Electronics Technician, and went on to receive his BSEE from Christian Brothers College (now University) in Memphis. Bill worked for Univac (St. Paul, MN) and Fairchild Semiconductor (Mountain View, CA) before helping to establish Monolithic Memories in Sunnyvale, CA. He became Director of Advanced Technology Design, and was awarded the title of "MMI Fellow". Bill enjoyed, and was especially proud of, his role in recruiting and mentoring recently graduated engineers at MMI. Bill subsequently worked for Advanced Micro Devices and I-Cube. He was predeceased by Pansy Green Moss, his wife of over 50 years, and parents Helen L. Moss and John M. Moss of Jackson, Mississippi. He is survived by daughter Sandra Moss (husband Charles Fullmer, daughter Lillian Fullmer) of Nashville, TN, and son Daniel Moss (wife Yvette Moss, son Jack Moss) of Santa Clara, CA. Bill's siblings, Linda Finch, Thomas (Tommy) Moss, and David Moss also survive him. Private internment by the Neptune Society. Memorials in Bill's name to the Veterans' organization or . Bill's intelligence, humor and character will be sorely missed, and long remembered.


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Published in San Jose Mercury News/San Mateo County Times on Nov. 28, 2017
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