Whitt Harold Moss, Sr.

December 15, 1940 - May 27, 2022

12/15/1940 - 05/27/2022

Past Services

Visitation
Thursday June 09, 2022
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Altmeyer Funeral Home - Southside Chapel
5033 Rouse Drive
Virginia Beach, VA 23462
(757) 422-4000 | Directions
Funeral Service
Thursday June 09, 2022
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Altmeyer Funeral Home - Southside Chapel
5033 Rouse Drive
Virginia Beach, VA 23462
(757) 422-4000 | Directions

On May 27, 2022, our heavenly father called his son “Whitt Harold Moss, Sr.,” to eternal rest. He was born December 15, 1940 to the late William D. Moss and Mary Lue McGee in Clemson, South Carolina.

Whitt was a 1958 graduate from Blue Ridge High School in Seneca, South Carolina. He joined the military shortly after high school and also attended several Navy schools where he earned quite a few certificates and awards.

Whitt was a Navy Veteran for the United States of America.

His accomplishments are as followed:

1960-1969, he served as the Jet Engine & Aircraft Mechanic.

1969, he was appointed as a Permanent Chief Petty Officer in the Navy.

1969-1978, he was the Supervisor & Quality Assurance Inspector.

1978-1980, he was the Aircraft Maintenance Chief for thirteen (13) Aircrafts.

1980-1990, he served as the Command Master Chief (Human Resources Management) for three different naval activities.

1990- He retired from the military and shortly thereafter he was hired at Walmart as the night stock supervisor in 1992-1997.

On October 1, 1990, Command Master Chief Whitt Harold Moss, Sr., retired with thirty (30) years of service.

Whitt hobbies was auto mechanic, collecting lots of specialty and unique items, ordering from “As seen on TV” items. He treasured eating breakfast with his navy buddies and he also enjoyed watching Sunday football. His favorite team was the Washington Red Skins.

Whitt was married to the late Loretta Burt for 28 years before she passed and had five children.

Tammy M. Moss (Antonio) Hill of Clinton MD, Ronald K. (Eveline) Moss of Anderson SC, Donald R. Moss (deceased) Portsmouth VA, Harriett A. Moss Kittrell and Whitt H. Moss, Jr. of Virginia Beach, VA., seven grandchildren, Camareo J. Banks, Ronald K. Anderson of Clemson SC, Keaira B. Kittrell, Malea L. Moss, Sherman L. Kittrell, III, Mekhi T. Moss of Virginia Beach, VA, Samaria L. Moss of Anderson, SC, four great grandchildren of Florida, one sibling, William F. (Eloise) Morris of Clemson. He leaves fond memories to all his nieces, nephews, cousins, daughter-in-law, brother-in- laws, sister-in-law and friends.

Whitt was preceded in death by his wife, Loretta Burt Moss, his parents, William D. Moss and Mary Lue McGee, his son, Donald R. Moss, two brothers, Leroy (Lizzette) Morris, Horace A. (Jeanette) Morris, two sisters, Ann R. Andrews, Willa Dean Morris, one son-in-law, Sherman L. Kittrell, Sr., and a host of relatives.

Funeral services will be held at Altmeyer Funeral Homes & Crematory, South Chapel on June 09, 2022, at 12:00pm. Visitation with the family will be held one hour before the funeral service.

Burial will be in the Albert G. Horton, Jr., Memorial Veterans Cemetery.

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Bridgette Hamilton Rhodes
17 days ago

May the heavens grant you peace Uncle Whitt. We will miss you. Love you!

PATRICIA CHAPMAN
17 days ago

My deepest condolences for the family and the entire McGee-Moss-Morris family. We have missed and will miss Whitt at the family reunions
Pat Chapman, a granddaughter of Isaiah McGee

Dondre Simpson
17 days ago

I will miss you Uncle Whitt!! We love you!!

Hernandez Family
17 days ago

Our sincerest condolences to the family at this time. You have our deepest sympathy and our hearts are with you. May Master Chief Whitt Moss rest In peace.

“Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke is easy and my burden is light.” ~Matthew 11:28-30 NIV

Denise Brown
17 days ago

The family of William Morris Jr, Clemson SC sends our love. We pray God’s love and comfort for us all at this time.

Sylvia Gregory
18 days ago

Praying for Witt and the Family

The Boston Family, Anderson SC
19 days ago

Our condolences to your family for the loss of your love one. My family will keep you in our prayers and will be here for you after everyone is gone. We love you and may god bless you all.

Lt. COL. (R) Charles Ervin
25 days ago

Condolences to the family of Master Chief Moss. I remember the comaderie I witnessed while visiting with my cousin Master Chief l. NONE Ervin. Always a fun gathering.

Lorna Oglesby
25 days ago

I will always treasure the fond memories of visiting VA Beach VA as a kid every summer and always calling you my “Uncle Whitt Daddy”. May you now have eternal rest.