James R. Mossing, age 87, of Lyons, Ohio, passed away peacefully in his home, Monday, January 15, 2018, surrounded by his loving family. He was born on August 5, 1930 to Frank and Matilda (Cheney) Mossing in Ogden Township, Michigan.
Jim proudly served in the United States Navy and was a construction worker for the SE Johnson Co., retiring in 1996. He was a lifetime member of the Lyons VFW Post #7574 and a member of Operating Engineers Local 18. Jim was an avid hunter who enjoyed going up north into Michigan and hunting with his buddies.
He is survived by his sons, Thomas "Chris" Mossing and Doug (Cheryl) Mossing; and daughter, Lynda (Chris) Earls; sister, Maxine (Don) Smith; brother, John (Nancy) Mossing; 9 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and 3 great-great grandchildren.
Jim was preceded by his parents; son, Tim Mossing; and siblings, Charlotte Tejkl, Nick Mossing and Sylvia Hann.
Family and friends may visit Friday, January 19, 2018, from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Weigel Funeral Home, 204 Chestnut St. in Swanton (419.826.2631), where Military Rites will be conducted at 5:00 p.m.. Burial will be held at a later date at Lyons Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Fulton County Veterans Service Office, 604 S. Shoop Ave., Ste. 270, Wauseon, OH 43567.
Residence: Lyons, Ohio
Visitation: Friday, January 19, 2017 from 4-8 p.m. with Military Rites performed at 5:00 p.m. at the Weigel Funeral Home in Swanton
Interment: Lyons Cemetery