Bert was born in Boise, ID, to Albert “Bert” Riley Moss and Constance “Connie” Lee (Chandler) Moss. They moved to Albany, NY, when Bert was six months old. The family owned and operated Bert’s Auto Wrecking for many years. Bert graduated from Albany Union High School in 1968. He served two years in Vietnam and, on his return home, he married Anne Barrand. They later divorced. He received his Auto Body Technician Degree from Long Beach City College (LBCC) and continued in the auto body business. A celebration of life will be held at 2:00 pm on Saturday, May 31, 2014, at the VFW post, 1469 Timber Street, Albany, NY.