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Eugene Moats, 77, of Lusby died Jan. 12, 2013, at Burnett-Calvert Hospice House in Prince Frederick.

He was born Aug. 17, 1935, in Brushy Fork, W.Va., to the late Floyd Moats and Sarah (Losh) Moats.

On March 15, 1958, he married the love of his life, 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 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.

He was preceded in death by his parents; infant son; and siblings, Stella Jane Duley, Betty Blue Knott and Erasmus Losh.

He is survived by his wife; daughter, Kelly Ann Taylor of Lusby; son, Danny Eugene Moats of California, Md.; sisters, Rella Mae Zarvis of Alexandria, Va., and Peggy Hawley of Monroe, N.C.; grandchildren, Kelly Ann Flowers, Matthew Dylan Moats and Nicholas Anthony Moats; and great-granddaughter, Alyssa Ann Flowers.

Family received friends for a celebration Jan. 15 at Brinsfield Funeral Home in Leonardtown.

A funeral service will be at 11 a.m. today, Jan. 16, at the funeral home.

Inurnment will be private.

Memorial contributions may be made to Burnett-Calvert Hospice House, 4559 Sixes Road, Prince Frederick, MD 20678.

Arrangements are being provided by Brinsfield Funeral Home in Leonardtown.