John C. Moss III

He was very good at his job; he had found his niche. And he was very happy in Oklahoma City,” the sister of John C. Moss III said. Moss, 50, was a civilian employee in the Army recruiting office where he served as chief of public affairs. “He was a funny, witty, popular man who had a lot of friends,” his sister, Marjorie Moss Hendrix, said. Moss played football at Warren High School, where he graduated in 1961. While serving in Vietnam as a Marine, he was burned when a fuel tank exploded. “He survived that and a lot of other close calls,” Hendrix said. He had been a civilian employee for the Army the past 16 years after a brief stint as a high school English teacher.