Homer Mosley


Mr. Homer L. Mosley, 83, of Seymour, formerly of Crothersville, passed away peacefully with his family and friends by his side on Sunday, Jan. 8, 2017, in Seymour.

He was born in Crothersville on Aug. 9, 1933, the son of the late Emerson and Freda (Chandler) Mosley.

After graduating from Crothersville High School, Class of 1951, Homer joined the United States Army, where he served his country with honor. He then went to work for Arvin Industries for 23 years in Seymour. When Arvin closed he went to work for Cummins Engine Company, where he retired after several years of service. Homer was not one to be idle; he went to work 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 life long friend and army buddy Bob Monroe.

He leaves behind 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 (Rev. Bill) Weaver; extended family, Mark Brittain (Grace McDonald) and Duane (Tammy) Brittain; and several nieces, nephews and sisters-in-law.

He is preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Gordon and Lawrence Mosley; son, Keith Mosley; daughter-in-law, Karen Mosley; granddaughter and extended family Twilia and Darryl Brittain.

Family and friends may call from 4 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 12 at Voss Chapel. Funeral services will be at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Voss Chapel with the Rev. Scott Brown officiating, with the Rev. Bill Weaver assisting. Military honor guard will present the flag with taps Thursday following the funeral service at Voss Chapel, conducted by the VFW Post 1925, American Legion Post 89, DAV, Korean and Vietnam Veterans.

Burial will follow at a later date at Crothersville Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to the Hospice of Schneck Medical Center or The Columbus Cancer Center, through Voss & Sons Funeral and Crematory Service, Seymour, Indiana.

A complete obituary may be viewed on the funeral home website at www.vossfuneralservice.com.