Melvin Mosier

ROANOKE - Melvin Lloyd Mosier, 77, passed away on Tuesday, July 21, 2009, after a courageous battle with cancer. A funeral was held at 9 a.m. on Saturday, July 25, at Wiley Funeral in Glen Rose. Burial took place at Squaw Creek Cemetery in Rainbow. Mosier was born Sept. 1, 1931 in Weatherford. He served three tours of duty during the Korean War while serving in the U.S. Army. He was a sergeant, a paratrooper and a military police officer. Mosier retired as a security officer for Bell Helicopter after 20 plus years and then went to work for 10 years as a deputy for the Tarrant County Sheriff’s Department. He coached his son in youth baseball for 12 years and served as president of the Richland Youth Association for two years. He was dearly loved by all his family and deeply respected by all who knew him. Survivors include children, Dana Powell, Dawn Pope, Lloyd Mosier; grandchildren, Jared Walls, Laura Ochsner, Lauren Walls, Andrew Mosier; three great grandchildren; and a sister, Louise Mosier.

Published July 29, 2009

Glen Rose Reporter