ROBERT GARRETT "BOB" MOSSMAN, M.D., 82, of Versailles, Ky., passed away peacefully on Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2012, with his wife Susan at his side. Born April 21, 1930, in Fort Wayne, he was the beloved son of the late William E. and Edith Garrett Mossman. He grew up in Fort Wayne, where he graduated from South Side High School. He completed his undergraduate degree at Yale University and went on to attend Medical School at Harvard University. He served as a Captain in the U.S. Air Force. With his degree, Dr. Mossman practiced in the field Anesthesiology, and retired as an Obstetric Anesthesiologist for Central Baptist Hospital. His love of horses was evidenced in his lifelong commitment to breeding and showing the American Saddlebred. He was an avid sports fan, artist and reader. He was a member of South Elkhorn Christian Church. Survivors include his wife of 23 years, Susan Mossman; children, Andrew (Natlie) Mossman of Bexley, Ohio, Drew Hardesty of Salt Lake City, Utah, Cynthia (James) Sharkey of Atlanta, Ga., and Aimee (Thomas) Monarch of Lexington, Ky.; two sisters, Elizabeth Carder of Narberth, Pa. and Lois Curtis of Bainbridge Island, Wash.; six grandchildren, Samantha Mossman, Jackson Mossman, Evelyn Sharkey, William Sharkey, Catherine Monarch, and Wytie Hardesty. Funeral service is 2:30 p.m. Saturday at Kerr Brothers Funeral Home, 3421 Harrodsburg Road, Lexington, Ky., with visitation from noon to 2:30 p.m. Pastor Mickey Anders officiating.
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Published in Fort Wayne Newspapers from Oct. 12 to Oct. 13, 2012