Robert A. Moser, 88, of Minerva, died Saturday, May 13, 2017, in the Carrollton Golden Age Retreat.
He was born July 12, 1928 at the family home in Pattersonville to Corwin and Nora (Yost) Moser. He retired from Minerva Welding in Minerva after 37 years of service where he was a mechanical engineer. He was also owner of Shady Lane Dairy Farm. He graduated from Augusta High School in 1946 and received his Associates in Mechanical Engineering from Malone College. He is a longtime member of Pleasant Grove United Methodist Church where he had served as a lay leader. He is a past master and 50 year member of Augusta Lodge 504, F&AM and the Minerva Rotary.
He is preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy J. (Chance) Moser, who died Feb. 1, 2000; a sister, Nellie Moser; a brother, Wilbur Moser; and a granddaughter, Nichole. He is survived by six children, Alan (Donna) Moser of Minerva, Douglas (Lynn) Moser of San Bernadino, Calif., Robert Moser, Jr. of Minerva, Wayne (Sonja) Moser of Minerva, Allyson Moser of Minerva, and Dana Hartline of Carrollton; two sisters, Ruth (Carl) Felger of Minerva, Mamie Custer of Alliance; two brothers, Corwin (Jean) Moser Jr. of Seattle, Wash., and Kenneth (Deanna) Moser of Canton; 11 grandchildren, Dustin, Corwin, Robyn, Shannon, Tricia, Julie, Jamie, Cheyenne, Jenna, Hannah Noel and Curtis; 11 great-grandchildren; and two great-great grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday, May 17 at 11 a.m. in the Pleasant Grove United Methodist Church with the Rev. John Carpenter officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Gotschall-Hutchison Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Memorial contributions may be made to the Golden Age Retreat in Carrollton. Those wishing to send condolences may sign the online register book at www.gotschallfuneralhome.com.