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Moses Acosta

Jan 08 1941 - Apr 11 2011

Moses Acosta, age 70, of Melissa, Texas, formerly of McKinney, Texas passed away April 11, 2011 in Melissa, Texas. He was born January 8, 1941 in Dallas, Texas to Jesse Acosta and Demetria (Rodriguez) Acosta. Moses graduated from Crozier Tech High School in Dallas, Texas. On July 11, 1980 he married Patricia Franklin in McKinney, Texas. Moses proudly served in United States Navy and retired from the Air Force Reserves after 23 years. He was a truck driver for TXI, where he retired after 15 years of service. Moses was a member of the Tabernacle of Praise Pentecostal Church of God, McKinney, Texas. He is survived by his wife, Patricia Acosta of Melissa, Texas; sons, Tracy Acosta and wife, Colleen of Rhome, Texas and Roger Acosta of Dallas, Texas; daughters, Shelly Biens and husband, David of Anna, Texas and Maria Briones and husband, Phil of Dallas, Texas; grandchildren, Sarah Biens, Rebecca Barcheers, Christine Acosta, Adrian Briones and Vanessa Briones; brother, Jesse Acosta, Jr. of Dallas, Texas; sisters, Elisa Ramirez of Dallas, Texas, Tina Arrington of San Diego, California and numerous, nieces, nephews and other loving family member and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, Jesse and Demetria Acosta; brothers, Rocky and Tony Acosta. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, April 16, 2011, in the Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Chapel with Rev. Paul Judd officiating. The family will receive friends during a visitation on Friday evening beginning at 7:00 p.m., at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home, Allen, Texas. Graveside services with full military honors will be held at 11:30 a.m., Monday, April 18, 2011, at Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery, Dallas, Texas.