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James Harvey Moffitt

James Harvey Moffitt

Male 1921 - 2016  (95 years)

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  • Name James Harvey Moffitt  [1
    Gender Male 
    Born 31 January 1921  Kokomo, Howard Co., Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    CMS Member # 1292 
    Submitter 1291 
    Obituary James H. Moffitt, 95, Kokomo, passed away at 9:03 am on Saturday, October 8, 2016, at Community Howard Regional Health in Kokomo. He was born on January 31, 1921, in Kokomo, the son of Lawrence & Grace Belle (Hallowell) Moffitt. On October 10, 1949, he married Harriett E. Whybrew and she preceded him in death on December 21, 1995.

    Jim was a 1939 graduate of Kokomo High School. He had worked for Chrysler until he was drafted, where he served with the United States Navy during WWII. From 1947-1967, Jim served for the Kokomo Police Department. After retiring from the Police Department, Jim served as Chief Deputy for the Howard County Sheriff’s Department. Jim spent a few years with the City of Kokomo working with the street department, eventually retiring from the Howard County Health Department in 1983. He was a member of the Retired Police & Fire Association, the RIPE Association, and the FOP. Jim liked to spend time reading and anything about trains.

    Jim is survived by his sons, James L. (Janine) Moffitt, Wisconsin, Robert A. Moffitt, Kokomo, and Brian J. Moffitt, Greenwood; grandchildren, Jennifer (Jeff) Smerz, Milwaukee, WI, Julie Moffitt, Chicago, Amber (Chris) McKibben, Kokomo, and Bailey (Chris) Clawson, St. Louis, MO; great-grandchildren, Brett Smerz, Nicholas Smerz, Rolland McKibben, Reed Clawson, and Canon Clawson.

    Jim was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, Harriett E. Moffitt, his brothers, Walter Moffitt, Bob Moffitt, and Homer Moffitt, his sister, Martha Chapman.

    Funeral services for Jim will be held at 11:00 am on Thursday, October 13, 2016, at Shirley & Stout Funeral Homes & Crematory, 1315 West Lincoln Road, Kokomo, with Chaplin Ingrid Gaither officiating. Burial will follow in Kokomo Memorial Park Cemetery with military honors provided by the United States Navy and the Kokomo VFW Military Rites Team. Friends are invited to visit with the family from 4-8 pm on Wednesday at the funeral home. Messages of condolence may be left online at www.shirleyandstout.com.  [2
    Died 8 October 2016  Community Howard Regional Health, Kokomo, Howard Co., Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Buried 13 October 2016  Kokomo Memorial Park Cemetery, Kokomo, Howard Co., Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I55823  Clan Moffat Genealogy
    Last Modified 11 October 2016 

    Father Lawrence Harvey Moffitt,   b. 11 October 1889, Thorntown, Boone Co., Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 December 1971, Huntington Co., Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Mother Grace Bell Hallowell,   d. 25 December 1961, Huntington Co., Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F36062  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse Harriett Elvira Whybrew,   b. 13 March 1919, Fulton, Fulton Co., Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 December 1995, Kokomo, Howard Co., Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Married 9 October 1949  Williamsport, Warren Co., Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
    +1. Living
     2. Living
    +3. Living
    Family ID F36070  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    James Harvey Moffitt
    James Harvey Moffitt
    Photo from Obituary published on Kokomo Perspective Website

  • Sources 
    1. [S19] Original Riders GEDCOM File, Robert and Frances Moffitt.

    2. [S2742] Obituary for James H Moffitt, published in on website of “Kokomo Perspective”.

    3. [S2741] eMail message titled “James H Moffitt”, from Jim Moffitt #1291.


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