Reuben Moss earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Education, with a Minor in Music from Western Michigan University. He has served as a substitute teacher in the Kalamazoo Public Schools and a full-time teacher in the Comstock Public schools. In the mid 1970s, Mr. Moss owned a piano studio on Kalamazoo’s north side, and Helen Fox was one of the teachers.
Mr.Ross retired as a secretary/recorder at Kalamazoo County's 8th District after 21 years of service. He is a member of First United Baptist Church. He and his wife, Thelma, have five adult children.