Howard B. Mossholder

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Howard B. Mossholder

NEWARK: A funeral service for Howard B. Mossholder, 85 of Newark, will be held on Wednesday, February 6, 2013 at 1:30 PM at Criss-Schoedinger Funeral Home, with Pastor Bruce Dollings officiating. Entombment will follow at Newark Memorial Gardens.

Howard was born in Pataskala on July 18, 1927 to the late Herman B. and Mary E. (Fletcher) Mossholder.

He passed away on Sunday, February 3, 2013 at Autumn Care Center while surrounded by family.

Prior to retirement, he worked for Kaiser Aluminum for over 30 years. He enjoyed vegetable gardening, working on cars and riding his tractor. Howard was the type of person to help anyone in need and he loved everyone he met.

Survivors include his wife, Flota (Burchfield) Mossholder, whom he married on January 5, 2006; children, John Mossholder, Sharon (Tom) Abele and Carl Mossholder; sisters, Donna (Bill) Stratford and Freda Gaard; brother, Edward Badett; grandchildren, Wayne (Heather) Millard and Byron (Kortney) Mossholder; great grandchildren, Christopher, Nicholas and Kaitlyn; and numerous nieces, nephews and friends.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his first wife of 54 years, Lucille (Mason) Mossholder; sister, Jean Wheeler; and daughter-in-law, Arlene Mossholder.

Memorial contributions may be made in memory of Howard to Foundation for Hospice of Central Ohio, P.O. Box 430, Newark, Ohio 43058-9909.

Friends may call at the funeral home, 179 Granville Street, Newark on Tuesday from 5:00 to 8:00 PM. Visit to share a memory about Howard or to sign an online guest book.


Funeral Home
Criss Wagner Hoskinson Funeral and Cremation Service
179 Granville Street Newark, OH 43055
(740) 345-9714
Funeral Home Details
Published in the Advocate on Feb. 5, 2013
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