Donald Mosher, 93, a Jamestown and Lakewood resident for most of his life, passed away Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014, at the North Carolina State Veterans Home in Salisbury, N.C.
He was born in New York City on May 12, 1920, the son of Lucious Herbert and Ethel Yeates Mosher.
Don touched a lot of lives in his 93 years. He was a loving father to his four children and surrogate father and dear friend to many of his children's friends.
He was a 1938 graduate of Falconer High School.
He was employed at Dahlstrom Manufacturing in Jamestown as a patternmaker for nearly 30 years, and as a civil servant for the U.S. Army Reserves until his retirement at 62. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II in the Philippines, Australia and Japan, and for 38 years as an Army Reservist.
Survivors include his son, Timothy Mosher, and granddaughter, Stephanie Mosher of Greensboro, N.C.; daughter, Kristine, and her husband, Dennis Kuhl, of Fredericksburg, Va.; and son, Jeffrey Mosher, his wife, Sherry, grandson Donald Mosher, and great-grandsons: Jacob and Austin Mosher, of Lake Jem, Fla.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his son, Kevin; his daughter-in-law, Susan; and his girlfriend of more than 40 years, Lillian LeRoy.
The funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, in the Lind Funeral Home. Burial will be in Bentley Cemetery, Lakewood.
The family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 19 in the funeral home.
You may light a candle in remembrance of Donald at www.lindfuneralhome. com.