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Willie Ray Moffett

March 22, 2019

Burial Date March 29, 2019

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On March 22,2019 God opened up the gates of heaven to Willie Ray Moffitt. Willie was born November 14, 1955 to the late Floyd
and Raymell Moffitt. He was the 10th of 17 children. Willie grew up in the rural area of old Jackson Rd. He and his siblings
enjoyed playing in the woods and fishing in the creeks. He attended Westover elementary and later Lexington High School.
In the late 80’s. Willie gave his life to Christ at Saint Paul Baptist Church where he was a part of the gospel choir.

Later Willie meet a loving, caring, sharing, lady Ms. Essie Mae. She made him sparkle and on September 4, 1993 they were
married. They attended Keys Chapel United Methodist Church. They shared 20 years together with two god-daughters: Kim
(Neal) Bumpass and Emily (Devon) Johnson. Uncle Willie and Aunt Cook loved spending time with their great nieces Alisha and
Erica as well as their children Isaiah, Ariana, Anayah and Kendall. In which he nicknamed three of them Rambling Man,
Sugarfoot, and Sweetpea. Willie began his work career at Century Electric in 1975 then went to construction, and mechanic
work ending his career of fifteen years at MIG due to a stroke.

Throughout Willie’s life he was known for his various names. As a child he was called Paul. While hanging out at The City Café a
friend gave him the name “Setback” it stuck with him for years. But as he aged and got married, he became “Brother Love” and
before his passing he was just “Uncle Willie”.

Willie was preceded in death by his parents: Floyd and Raymell Moffitt, his wife of twenty years: Essie Mae Moffitt, three
brothers: Edward Hart, Gary Moffitt, and Richard Moffitt.

He leaves to cherish his memory ten sisters and three brothers:
Dorothy Sue Corbitt, Stella Hollingsworth, Mary Campbell (George Aaron), Mary Nell Moffitt, Ona Brown, Claudia Villegas,
Martha Bell, Barbara Moffitt, Patsy Thomas, Veronica Keyhea, Benny Moffitt, Sr. (Christine), Alton Moffitt and Danny Moffitt. His care giver/ niece Kim (Neal) Bumpass. A host of sisters-inlaw, brothers-in-law, aunts, uncles, other relatives and friend

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