Mosley, Robert Eugene – Obituary

Huntington, Oregon

Robert Eugene Mosley, 53, of Huntington, died Aug. 13, 2004, at his home.

His memorial service will be scheduled later.

Robert Eugene was born on Nov. 17, 1950, at Poplar Bluff, Mo., to Robert Joseph and Lois Pearl Sells Mosley. When Robert was only 18 months old, his family moved from Missouri to Oregon. He attended school at Lebanon, and graduated from high school at Powers.

Bob meet Jody Brotton at Powers. The couple were married in 1970 at Lebanon. Soon after their marriage, Bob joined the U.S. Marine Corps.

He was stationed in California. Robert’s first son, Lance, was born in 1972. He and Jody later divorced.

Robert later married Debra. Boe, Bob’s youngest son, was born in 1979.

In 1981, Bob moved his family back to the Willamette Valley and started work at the Smurfit Inc. paper mill. A few years later, the family relocated to Richland, and Robert started a fishing guide business.

Robert later returned to the valley to attend Linn Benton Community College at Albany. He graduated with honors from the dispatch courses.

He continued living in the valley until six months ago when he returned to Eastern Oregon. Bob had moved to Huntington to retire and to spend time with one of his favorite uncles, Sonny.

Robert enjoyed fishing, hunting, music, computers, spending time with his uncles and being with his grandkids.

He was preceded in death by his father, Robert J.; and his brother-in-law, Patrick Pastmore.

Survivors include his two sons, Lance, and his wife, Jenna, of Aloha, and Boe and his wife, Trala, of Tillamook; his stepson, John Godown; stepdaughters, Michelle Walker and Corey Franklin; three grandchildren, Jacob, Evan, and Hayden; his mother, Lois Mosley of Lebanon; and his sister, Brenda Pastmore of Lebanon.

Memorial contributions may be made to Voluntary Services at the Portland Veterans Administration Medical Center through Gray’s West & Co., P.O. Box 726, Baker City, OR 97814.

Used with permission from: Baker City Herald, Baker City, Oregon, August 20, 2004
Transcribed by: Belva Ticknor

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