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James "Jim" Charles Moxley

Mr. James "Jim" Charles Moxley, III, 43, of Smithsburg,MD., passed away suddenly Wednesday, July 1, at his home. He was the husband of Teri Moxley.

Born May 20, 1972 in Frederick, Maryland, he was the son of Alice Marie Akers Godlove and husband Jay of Bonita Springs, FL. and James Charles Moxley, Jr and wife Kaye of Flinton, PA.

Jim was a graduate of Thomas Johnson High School. He served his country in the US Army as a Ranger and later served with the 101st Airborne. He worked as a police officer for the Frederick County Sherriff's Department retiring in 2011. He was presently employed as a police officer in Brunswick for four years. Jim was a member of the FOP. He was also a member of St. Anthony's Catholic Church in Emmitsburg and was very active in his Catholic Faith. He enjoyed spending time with his family and studying the history of our Country.

In addition to his wife and parents, he is survived by his children James Charles Moxley, IV and Peyton Elizabeth Moxley both of the home, his siblings Jason Moxley of Navarre, Fl, Amanda Moxley of Mt. Airy and Frank Stewart and wife Keri of Smithsburg, his paternal grandparents James Charles, Sr. and Rose Moxley of Flinton, PA, his mother and father -in-law Ruby and William Alexander of WA, his aunt and like a second mother Gloria Kopp and husband Steve of Smithsburg, uncles Lloyd Moxley and wife Jean of Westminster. Bryan Moxley and wife Claudia of Newville, PA, Burgess Akers, Jr. and wife Yoli of CA. and William Akers and wife Joyce of Taneytown. Many nieces and nephews also survive. He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents Burgess and Etta Akers and an uncle Ronnie Akers.

The family will receive friends at the Stauffer Funeral Home, 104 E. Main Street, Thurmont, Monday, July 6, from 2-4 and 7-9 PM. The Rosary will be said at 8 pm. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 am on Tuesday, July 7, at St. Anthony's Shrine Parish, 16150 St. Anthony's Road, Emmitsburg.

Interment St. Anthony's Cemetery

Contributions , in Jim's name, may be expressed to Catholic Charities, 320 Cathedral Street, Baltimore, MD 21201

Online condolences to www.staufferfuneralhome.com

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