Meadville Tribune

March 29, 2013

Charles R. (Buz) Mosier

Meadville Tribune

CAMBRIDGE SPRINGS — Charles R. (Buz) Mosier, 69, a resident of 21447 Hecker Road, Cambridge Springs, died suddenly on Thursday, March 28, 2013, at Meadville Medical Center.

Born Jan. 15, 1944, in Meadville, Buz is a son of Ruth Margaret McLallen and the late Jonas William Mosier, who died in 1965. He lived at his present address since 1979. He married the former Paula Jean Skelton on Nov. 12, 1994, and she survives.

Buz graduated from Cambridge Springs High School with the Class of 1962. He was a truck driver and had been employed with Hardner-Doyle Construction, Walmer Trucking, Master Feed and Grain, Rohrer Trucking, Pennsylvania Department of Transportation, Jones Motor Group Hot Shot Express where he owned his own truck and was most recently employed by Russell Standard.

Buz enjoyed hunting, gardening and attending auctions.

Surviving Buz, in addition to his wife, Paula, and his mother, Ruth Mosier, of Edinboro, are two sons, Kevin James Mosier and his wife, Moneau, of Cochranton, and Christopher James Mosier, who is living at home; a daughter, Kimberly Nicole, also at home; five grandchildren, Keith Mosier, Tiffany Mosier, Amanda Mosier, Michael Mosier and Aaron Mosier; two sisters, Kathylene Anderson and her husband, Harold, of Kane, and Janice Wood and her husband, Frank, of Randleman, N.C.; a brother, Donald Mosier and his wife, Carol, of McKean; and several nieces and nephews.

Buz was preceded in death by his first wife, Denise Ann Cleary Mosier, whom he married on March 13, 1965, and who died on March 18, 1992; two sons, Karl Dean Mosier, who died in 1986, and Kip Allen Mosier, who died in 2004.

Friends may call on Monday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at Van Matre Family Funeral Home in Cambridge Springs and attend funeral services there on Tuesday at 2 p.m. The Rev. John Phipps, United Methodist minister, will officiate.

Interment will be in Venango Cemetery.

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