Homer L. Mosley, 83, of Seymour, and formerly of Crothersville, passed away peacefully, Sunday, Jan. 8, 2017, in Seymour with his family and friends by his side.
Born Aug. 9, 1933, in Crothersville, he was the son of Emerson and Freda Chandler Mosley, both of whom preceded him in death.
After graduating from Crothersville High School, with the class of 1951, he joined the United States Army, where he served his country with honor. He worked for Arvin Industry for 23 years in Seymour until they closed. He worked for Cummins Engine Co., where he retired after several years of service. Homer was not one to be idle; he worked for Cummins Electronics for a few years.
Homer was a perfectionist and very detailed as it was passed over to hobbies of scroll saw work and woodworking. He loved the detail work and final results of pure craftsmanship. He enjoyed gardening and keeping things clean and neat around the house.
Homer was an avid bird hunter and loved running his dogs and hunting with his lifelong friend and army buddy Bob Monroe.
Survivors include his companion of 44 years, Carolyn Sue Brittain; son, Kirby L. Mosley; daughter-in-law, Kathy Mosley; granddaughters, Sarah (Pat) Gerth and Sandra Mosley; sister, Clara (the Rev. Bill) Weaver; extended family, Mark Brittain (Grace McDonald) and Duane (Tammy) Brittain; and several nieces and nephews, and sisters-in-laws.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by brothers, Gordon Mosley and Lawrence Mosley; son, Keith Mosley; daughter-in-law, Karen Mosley; granddaughter; and extended family Twilia and Darryl Brittain.
The funeral service will be at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Voss Chapel with the Rev. Scott Brown, officiating and the Rev. Bill Weaver assisting. A military honor guard will present the flag with taps conducted by the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1925, American Legion Post 89, Disable American Veterans, Korean and Vietnam Veterans at the funeral home.
Visitation will be from 4 p.m. until time of service Thursday at the funeral home.
Burial will be at a later date at Crothersville Cemetery.
Memorials may be given to Hospice of Schneck Medical Center or Columbus Cancer Center.