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In Memory of

James Roland Moffitt

November 12, 1923 - September 14, 2016

Obituary


James Roland Moffitt of Dallas, Texas passed away September 14, 2016 at the age of 92. He was born November 12, 1923 in Dallas, TX to William and Mamie (Rogers) Moffitt. He graduated 1941 from Dallas Woodrow Wilson High School with High Honors.

James joined the United States Marine Corp in 1942 and rose in rank to First Lieutenant. He was honorably discharged July 1952. During his time in the Marines, he attended and graduated in 1947 from Purdue University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering. The Marines played a very...

James Roland Moffitt of Dallas, Texas passed away September 14, 2016 at the age of 92. He was born November 12, 1923 in Dallas, TX to William and Mamie (Rogers) Moffitt. He graduated 1941 from Dallas Woodrow Wilson High School with High Honors.

James joined the United States Marine Corp in 1942 and rose in rank to First Lieutenant. He was honorably discharged July 1952. During his time in the Marines, he attended and graduated in 1947 from Purdue University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering. The Marines played a very important role in James' life. He was a very strong, good, honest man who loved the people and family who surrounded him. After being discharged from the U.S. Marine Corps he worked 36 years for Western Union Telegraph Company where he met his loving wife of 64 years, Mary Lou (Hurry) Moffitt.

James is survived by his Wife: Mary L. Moffitt, Daughter: Barbara (Moffitt) Richter, Son-in-law: Clarke Richter, Granddaughter: Kristen Richter, Granddaughter: Melanie (Richter) Krupnick, Grandson-in-law, Daniel Krupnick, Great Granddaughter: Ivy Krupnick, Sister: Mary B. Moffitt , Sister: Wanda (Moffitt) Adair. James was preceded in death by his sons James G. Moffitt and Theodore L. Moffitt, as well as, his two brothers Harold Moffitt and Vernon Moffitt.

The Memorial Service will be held 1:00 PM Saturday, October 8 at St. Mark's Presbyterian Church, 9999 Ferguson Rd. Dallas TX 75228.