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Mr. Claiborne McKenny Mosby Jr., of 11972 River Road, Chesterfield, Va., entered into eternal rest on Sunday, July 6, 2014, at the Retreat Doctors Hospital, Richmond, Va.

Claiborne was born on March 26, 1951, to Claiborne Mosby Sr. and the late Nettie Bell Mosby. He was a native of Chesterfield, Va., and was retired from the Chesterfield County Public School System after 34 years of dedicated services.

He leaves to cherish his memories, his devoted wife, Sylvia Mosby; one son, Claiborne O. Mosby of Chesterfield, Va.; two daughters, LaWanda Mosby of Petersburg, Va., and Taleshia Mosby of Richmond, Va.; 13 grandchildren, Kiara, Tariq, Claiborne, Alonzo, Marlon Jr., Malik, Jayquan, JaDora, My'ana, Tityana, Zhané, Isaiah and Keyonna, all Chesterfield, Va.; four brothers, Bobby Brown of Huber Heights, Ohio, James Mosby of Petersburg, Va., Don Mosby Sr. and Paul Mosby, both of Chesterfield, Va.; four sisters, Theresa Parker, Gloria Rice, Betty Rives and Lisa Scott; four sisters-in-law, Sharetta Brown, Shelia Mosby, Berlinda Trent and Mary Jane Trent; three brothers-in-law, William Rives, Warren Trent and William Trent Jr.; six aunts, Carrie Booker, Ruth Coleman (Herman), Linda Lewis (Rite), Alberta Jones (James), Mable Lewis (Charlie) and Margaret Surely (Irvin); five uncles, Dennis, John, Thomas (Lisa) and Gerald Mosby (Barbara), and Albert Lee; devoted friend, George Wallace; and host of nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.

Services for Mr. Claiborne M. Mosby Jr. will be held 3 p.m. Saturday, July 12, 2014, at Community Independent Methodist Church, 12033 River Road, Chesterfield, Va.; the Rev. Pate Pearson, pastor, eulogist. Interment to follow at the Trent Family Cemetery, Chesterfield, Va.

Wake services will be held from 7 to 8 p.m. Friday, July 11, 2014, at the funeral establishment.

Family members and friends are invited to pay final tribute to Mr. Mosby at

Funeral arrangements entrusted to the staff of J.M. Wilkerson Funeral Establishment Inc., 102 South Ave., Petersburg, Va., 804-732-8911,
Published in The Progress-Index from July 7 to July 10, 2014
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