Louis Alfred Mosley Jr., 77, of Columbia City, passed away at 1:30 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 9, 2019, at his home.
Born June 26, 1942, in Houston, Texas, he was the son of Louis Alfred Mosley, Sr. and Christine (Cherry) Menasion.
With his stepfather, James Menasion being in the military, Louis spent several years living in Germany, Oklahoma, New Jersey and the Colorado Springs, Colorado area. He graduated from New Jersey Middletown High School, severed in the U.S. Army, and received his associate degree from El Paso Community College. Louis also received technical training to become a diesel mechanic.
On Aug. 10, 1976, he married Trudy K. Gay. After moving to Columbia City, he continued as a diesel mechanic in North Manchester before working for the City of Columbia City and then took a job with Coupled Products, retiring in 2008.
Survivors include his wife, Trudy Mosley; sons, Michael Mosley and Aaron (Lindsay) Mosley, both of Columbia City; granddaughter, Trinity Mosley; sisters, Patricia DeClassis of Pompano Beach, Fla., Ann (Richard Barclay) Layson of Simla, Colo., and Terry Howard of Kiowa, Colo.
He was preceded in death by his parents; son, Neal Franklin Mosley; and sister, Sue Brigham.
A gathering of family and friends will be from 6 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 13, at DeMoney-Grimes, a Life Story Funeral Home, 600 Countryside Drive, Columbia City with his service to begin at 7 p.m. Military honors will be rendered by the Whitley County Korean War Veteran’s Honor Guard.
A private graveside service will be held at Greenhill Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made in his memory to the Humane Society of Whitley County.