James E. Mosser, 81, of Decatur, IN, passed away at 6:53 PM on Sunday, January 08, 2017 at Genesis Health Care in New Haven, IN. He was born on Sunday, April 14, 1935, in Adams County, IN. He married Shirley A. (Leonard) Mosser on Friday, August 13, 2004 in Evansville, IN. James attended Geneva High School. He worked at Franklin Electric in Bluffton, In. retiring in 1997 after 44 years of service. He attended Cornerstone Church in Decatur, In. He worked at Smith Bros. furniture in Berne, and also Helena Chemical in Berne. He was a member of the masonic lodge # 87 in Jay County, and also #571 in Adams County. He was also a member of the Scottish Rite, and Shrine-Mispah. He was a member of the Franklin Electric quarter century club. He was a member of the hospital unit of the Shriners where he transferred many patients. He also served 50 years on the Geneva Fire Dept.
Loving Survivors Include: Wife - Shirley A. (Leonard) Mosser, Decatur, IN, Son - Alan D. Mosser, Burlington, VT, Daughters - Shirley (David) Hutcheson, Swayzee, IN, Pam (Mike) Smith, Millersburg, IN,
Vickie (Ben) Hough, Geneva, IN, Cynthia (Nou) Phouleuanghong, Warsaw, IN, Sister - Beverly Thomas, Monroe, IN, Nephew- Todd Thomas, 3 Step Children, 6 Step Grandchildren, several Step Great Grandchildren, 7 Grandchildren, several Great Grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his Father - Solomon "Bud" Mosser, Jr., Mother - Lolita (Blocker) Mosser, and Brother - Philip Mosser.
Family and friends may gather to share and remember at the First United Methodist Church Annex Building Geneva, IN. on Thursday, January 12, 2017 from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM. A Masonic service will be held at 2:45PM conducted by the Jay Co. #87.
A service to celebrate his life will be at the First United Methodist Church, Geneva, IN at 3:00 PM on Thursday, January 12, 2017 with the Bob Shook officiating. Interment will take place at a later date.
Preferred memorials: Shriner's Hospital 2211 North Oak Park Ave. Chicago IL 60635 or Family Life Care 108 S. Jefferson St. Berne IN 46711
Arrangements are being handled by Downing & Glancy Funeral Home in Geneva.
Online condolences may be made at www.glancyfuneralhomes.com