Robert Clinton Moss Jr., a Richmond lawyer for 34
years, died yesterday at his home, 618 Henri Road.
Mr. Moss, a Richmond native who ran unsuccessfully for City
Council in 1952, was 72.
He attended the former McGuire's University School and graduated
from John Marshall High School.
He attended Washington and Lee University and earned a bachelor
of arts degree from the University of Richmond in 1947.
During World War II, Mr. Moss served overseas with the 82nd
Airborne Division and was discharged as a first lieutenant. He
participated in the D- day invasion of France, the invasion of
Holland and the Battle of the Bulge, during which he was
He later reorganized and was captain of Company B of the
Mr. Moss worked as a state parole and probation officer from
1947 until 1949, when he enrolled in T.C. Williams School of Law
at the University of Richmond.
After graduating from law school in 1951, Mr. Moss entered
private practice. He still was practicing law.
Mr. Moss was a former member of the Downtown Club and a member
of Phi Gamma Delta social fraternity, the Virginia Bar
Association and St. James's Episcopal Church.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Helen S.
Moss; three daughters, Mrs. Catherine Bayliss of Richmond, Mrs.
Nancy German of Annapolis, Md., and Mrs. June Lambert of Cary,
N.C.; a son, Robert Clinton Moss III of Virginia Beach; his
mother, Mrs. Novella Epperson Moss of Richmond; a sister, Mrs.
Frances Meeker of Eastchester, N.Y.; and five grandchildren.
A funeral will be held tomorrow at 3 p.m. at St. James's Church,
1205 W. Franklin St. Burial will follow in Hollywood Cemetery,
412 S. Cherry St.
(Richmond Times-Dispatch, Richmond, VA, 24 Sep 1985, Page 8 -
courtesy of Tedd Cocker)