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Harrison Lee Mosley, age 71, passed away Easter Sunday, April 20, 2014, after a nearly four year battle with cancer. He was born Oct. 20, 1942, in Bay County, Florida to Arvie Lee and Rosa Lee Mosley, both deceased of DeFuniak Springs, Fla. Mr. Mosley had lived most of his life in Escambia and Walton County, Fla., but also lived in Baldwin County, Ala., and Clay County. He was a devoted husband, father and grandfather and a very compassionate and giving person and servant of God. He truly believed that a personâs integrity was everything and made an example of this in the way he lived his life. He was a general contractor most of his life. Mr. Mosley loved carpentry work, operating equipment doing earthwork, calf roping, fishing, and gardening. Lee graduated from Tate High School in Cantonment, Fla., and joined the army. June 27, 1964, ,he married wife Linda Sue Mosley and at the time of his death they were approaching sharing 50 years of respect and love together. They have three children: Chyrl Ann Mosley of Nashville, Tenn., Jefferson Lee Mosley of Maben, and Harrison Heath Mosley of Maben, (wife Michele Mosley). Mr. Mosley was most proud of his five grandsons: Jonathan Dillon Mosley, Jefferson Call Mosley, Franklin Lee âGussâs Mosley, Zachariah Cordell Mosley and Peyton Elliot Mosley and his granddaughter, River Mackenzie RogersÂ
he loved his grandchildren very much and delighted in witnessing their lives unfolding. Mr. Mosley had a sister Ruby Sheets (and husband William Sheets Sr.) of DeFuniak Springs, FL and another sister, Wynell Ropke (and husband Rev Carl Ropke) of Atmore, Ala. He also had a brother Charles Junior Mosley (deceased), (and wife Lillian Mosley) of Pensacola, Fla., and another brother James Donald Mosley (and wife Linda F Mosley) of DeFuniak Springs, Fla.
A graveside service is 2 p.m, Wednesday, April 23, 2014 at Cluster Springs Baptist Church Cemetery, 1333 County Highway 1084, DeFuniak Springs, FL 32433 with Rev. (and cherished friend) Joel N. Firey officiating. Burial will follow at Cluster Springs Baptist Church Cemetery. Special thanks to his caregivers: Patricia Anderson Cannon, Ruby Sheets, other loving family members, caring friends, and the wonderful people at Gentiva Hospice. Additional thanks to: Clary-Glenn Funeral Home; 230 Park Avenue, DeFuniak Springs, FL 32435.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that you might make a donation instead, to the American Cancer Society in Mr. Mosleyââs memory.
You may go online to view obituaries, offer condolences and sign guest book at www.clary-glenn.com.
Clary-Glenn Funeral Home is entrusted with the arrangements.