William L. "Bill" Moseley Jr.

GREENVILLE - William "Bill" L. Moseley, Jr., age 80, of Greenville, Ohio, was born June 3, 1933, in Montgomery Ala.; departing this life on Aug. 3, 2013, in Pickerington, Ohio.

Bill retired from the United States Air Force in 1979 as TSGT. Serving in the Korean conflict, Europe, and the Vietnam War during his career as a Medical Service Specialist and Independent Medical Duty Technician. In Korea, Bill flew with the Airborne Command post for the President of the United States.

As a result of his service, Bill has received the Air Medal, Air Force Commendation, Vietnam Service Medal, and the Vietnam Campaign Medal.

Bill was a life member, Veteran's Service Officer, and past state commander for the Department of Ohio Disabled American Veterans (DAV); his slogan being "We are Family." He was also a life member and past commander of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7262 (VFW). A life member and Service Officer of the American Legion. He was an active member of the Greenville Veterans Honor Guard, a member of Amvets, a retiree of Fram, and a long-time member of the First Presbyterian Church of Greenville.

Bill was an advocate for veteran's rights.

Bill was preceded in death by his wife of 43 years, Farris (Dunlap), parents William L. and Edna (Elsberry), and a son William L. III.

He is survived by a daughter, Bobbi (Dean) Lohiser, and son Michael (fiancée Emily Quay), grandchildren - Ian and Alec Lohiser, and William IV and Jameson Moseley.

Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the First Presbyterian Church, 114 E. Fourth St., Greenville, with Pastor John Person officiating. Burial with full military honors by the Greenville Veterans Honor Guard will follow in the Greenville Cemetery (new part).

The family will receive friends at the Oliver-Floyd Funeral Home, 1000 N. Broadway, Greenville, Ohio, on Wednesday from 5 to 8 p.m. The family requests that memorial contributions be given either to the Cancer Association of Darke County or the Mt. Carmel Hospice, 1144 Dublin Road, Columbus, OH, 43215.Condolences may be left for the family at www.oliverfloyd.com



Published in The Daily Advocate on Aug. 5, 2013