OBITUARY: U.S. Army Veteran Eugene Moment, Sr., 87, Passed Away April 11 After Long Illness
By Space Coast Daily // April 22, 2020
He spent his adult life in Brevard County, attended grade school in Merritt Island
BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – Eugene Moment, Sr. age 87, transitioned from this life after a long illness on Saturday, April 11, 2020.
Mr. Moment was born on June 27, 1932, and attended grade school in Merritt Island, Florida. He enlisted in the Army in 1953 where he served for several years at Ft. Monroe in Hampton, Virginia.
He spent his adult life in Brevard County where he was employed as a truck driver for Dixie Concrete, a seasonal citrus harvester, a security guard, and locksmith business owner, until his retirement. Mr. Moment was a minister of the gospel.
He is survived by his wife Susie Lee; daughters Sylvia, Monica (Moses), Nettie (Bobby), Darlene (Curtis), and Denise; sons Eugene, Micheal, Nathaniel, Daryl and Duwayne; 18 grandchildren, 21 greatgrandchildren and a host of nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents: Mary Lee (Williams) and Nathaniel Momant, Sr.; siblings: Rosa Lee, Bertha Lee, Willie, James, Nathaniel, Lonnie, and Walter.
He is survived by his siblings: Arnetta (Atlanta, GA), Deborah and James both of (Syracuse, NY).
Mr. Moment’s final arrangements are entrusted to Howell Funeral Home in Jessup, MD. Mr. Moment will repose on Wednesday, April 22 at 1 p.m. with a military burial ceremony at Crownsville Veterans Cemetery, in Crownsville, MD on Thursday, April 23 at 10 a.m.
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