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Joshua Alexander Moats

March 8, 1995 — September 9, 2023


Joshua Alexander “Josh” Moats, age 28 of Kalamazoo passed away unexpectedly on September 9, 2023.  He was born in Battle Creek on March 8, 1995, the loving son of Larry and Stephanie (Gandy) Moats.  Josh graduated from Kalamazoo Central High School with the Class of 2013 and furthered his education at Western Michigan University, graduating in 2018.

Josh is survived by his parents Larry & Stephanie of Battle Creek; his ex-wife, Jessica McCoy of Kalamazoo; and several aunts, uncles & cousins. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Jerry & Kathleen Moats and Lester & Joyce Gandy.

Josh truly enjoyed creating digital media, producing music and was a well-known web comic.  He loved spending time in nature and his cat, Findabhair.

Cremation has taken place and private family memorial has been held.  In lieu of flowers, the family request memorials in Josh’s memory be directed to Camp Brethren Heights of Rodney, Michigan (  Arrangements by Farley Estes Dowdle Funeral Home & Cremation Care, Battle Creek.  Personal messages for the family may be placed here at


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