Willard G. "Bill" Mouser

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Willard Gordon "Bill" Mouser, 76, of Winfield, died Friday, Aug. 30, 2013, at Union Memorial Hospital.

Born Jan. 15, 1937, in Cherrydale, Va., he was the son of the late Jean and Willard Mouser. He was the husband of Eleanor Grimes Mouser, his wife of 43 years.

He was in the United States Marine Corps from 1954 to 1957. He was a 1968 graduate of the University of Maryland with a Bachelor of Science in education. He taught history, psychology and archaeology in Prince George's County and at Dundalk High School and Catonsville High School. He served as a coach for track, cross county and weightlifting at Catonsville High School.

He was an antique dealer based at Westminster Antique Mall, primarily dealing with militaria but also comics and advertising. He was active at five antique malls at one period and participated in shows in Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Florida and Tennessee.

Through the years, he was a member of the Masons, Lions, Marine Corps League, American Legion, Moose Lodge and Maryland Jaycees. He started the Young Marines in South Baltimore and then in Carroll County.

He enjoyed traveling, camping and historical research. When health allowed, he participated in Cycle Across Maryland and triathlons, his last being the Ironman at Lejeune.

He enjoyed spending time with his three grandchildren and swapping war stories with other veterans.

Surviving, in addition to his wife, are daughter and son-in-law Jean Marie and Curtis Keltner; grandchildren Christopher Barnes, Brian Barnes and Brianna Keltner; and a sister, Margaret Ellen Smith.

He was predeceased by a sister, Sandra Mouser; and a brother, Edward Mouser.

Interment will be at a veterans cemetery at a later date.

Memorial contributions may be sent to St. Jude Research Hospital at P.O. Box 1000, Dept. 142, Memphis, TN 38148; or the Wounded Warrior Project at P.O. BOX 758517, Topeka, KS 66675.

Arrangements are being handled by Cremation Society of Maryland Inc., 299 Frederick Road, Baltimore, 21228.

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Published in Carroll County Times on Sept. 8, 2013
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