YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Mr. Richard Mozley, 72, who departed this life Saturday, April 14, 2012, at Valley Care Northside Medical Center.
Richard Mozley was born June 21, 1939, in Grant Town, West Virginia, a son of Theodore R. and Jessie E. Thomas Mosley.
Richard attended Dunbar High School in Fairmont, W.Va.
He had been employed as a manager at AAMCO Transmission, J & L Steel Company of Cleveland, and Eastern Gas & Fuel Coal Mine of West Virginia.
He was a former member of the New Light Baptist Church in Cleveland and also was a member of the Masonic Order.
He was an avid fisherman, and enjoyed hunting, photography and computers.
He leaves to cherish his memory, his devoted wife, the former Lois “Kim” Harmon, whom he married Oct. 8, 1977; seven children, Richard A. (Beverly) Mosley, Kimberly L. (George) Mosley, Michael A. (Yavonda) Mosley, and Reginald M. Mozley, all of Cleveland, Terry Nelson of Clarksburg, W.Va., Tammy (Anthony) Smith of Foxridge, Md., and Derrick (Trinesa) Barksdale of Charlotte, N.C.; 10 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; a brother, Donald E. (Selena) Mosley of Warrenville; a sister, Ethel Daniels of Grant Town; two stepsisters, Isabella Grubbs of Youngstown and Zeda Gaines of New York; a host of nieces and nephews, including Allen Washington and Alice J. Scott, who were like a brother and sister to him; and numerous other family and friends.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by sisters, Hazel Washington and Betty Hayes and brothers, Theodore R. Jr., Leonard, and Wayne.
Services will be at 1 p.m. on Friday, April 20, 2012, at the L.E. Black, Phillips and Holden Funeral Home, Youngstown
Friends may call Friday from 12:30 to 1 p.m. at the funeral home.