Calvin Moss, 86, of Punta Gorda, Fla., passed away Friday, Sept. 28, 2012, after a short illness.
He was born June 12, 1926, in Richmond, Va.
Calvin and his family moved to Punta Gorda in 1928, and he never really left. He graduated from Charlotte High School, served in the Pacific Theater with the U.S. Navy, and attended the Peabody Conservatory of Music in Baltimore, Md. Calvin married and returned to Punta Gorda to teach vocal music in the Charlotte County Public School System for 30 years. He inspired three generations of students with his love of music. Calvin touched more lives through his work as a piano teacher, choir director and performer at local events.
He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Arlina; daughters, Elizabeth and Laura; and granddaughter, Sarah.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to the Tidewell Hospice at www.tidewell.org. Please visit www.kays-ponger.com to leave the family condolences and to sign the online guestbook.
Arrangements are by Kays-Ponger & Uselton Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Punta Gorda Chapel.