In 1955, Robert “Bob” Moss graduated from Leesville High School where he served as class president.

As an excellent student, Moss was a Wampus Cat football letterman.

Richard Reese, whose family lived “down the hill” on West Lula Street, remembers watching Bob practice kicking point after touchdowns (PAT) on old Gilbert Field.

During this time be also became a BSA Eagle Scout, Post 72-1971.

After graduation, he enrolled at Louisiana College in Pineville.

He was a member of the Wildcats golf team for four years, often playing #1. He also lettered as the LC basketball team manager.

He graduated in 1959 with a major in physical education and a minor in science.

He then moved to Lake Charles, where he taught science and coached football, basketball and track. He also became a basketball official, calling high school and junior high basketball games.

In 1966 he was hired as Executive Director of the Louisiana Lions Camp just north of Leesville, a position he held for 41 years.

In addition to his work at the camp, he officiated basketball games for local schools, later serving as Assignment Secretary for the West Central Basketball Officials Association.

Diagnosed with polio at age six, his family sought treatment for Bob at the Shriners Hospital in Shreveport, Louisiana.

Robert “Bob” Moss, an avid member of the Catholic Church, passed away on May 12, 2017.

At the 50th Anniversary of the Lions Camp, Moss said, “ At Lions Camp, every child can do anything and because they can, they create their own smile.”