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Eugene Moats, 77, of Lusby died Jan. 12, 2013, at Burnett Calvert Hospice House in Prince Frederick.
Born Aug. 17, 1935, in Brushy Fork, W.Va., he was the son of the late Floyd Moats and Sarah (Losh) Moats.
On March 15, 1958, he married Thelma Gayle Moats in Washington, D.C. He lived in Prince George’s County for 40 years before moving to Calvert County, where he resided for 12 years. He was employed by the Teamsters Union as a truck driver as well as by Giant Food Stores as a security officer.
He was a big fan of football and loved to watch the Washington Redskins. He also enjoyed spending time playing the horses, slot machines and horseshoes.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by his daughter, Kelly Ann Taylor of Lusby; son, Danny Eugene Moats of California; two sisters, Rella Mae Zarvis of Alexandria, Va., and Peggy Hawley of Monroe, N.C.; three grandchildren, Kelly Ann Flowers, Matthew Dylan Moats and Nicholas Anthony Moats; and one great-granddaughter, Alyssa Ann Flowers. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by an infant son and his siblings, Stella Jane Duley, Betty Blue Knott and Erasmus Losh.
The family received friends Jan. 15 at Brinsfield Funeral Home in Leonardtown, where a funeral service was held Jan. 16. Inurnment will be private.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Burnett Calvert Hospice House, 4559 Sixes Road, Prince Frederick, MD 20678.