The Joplin Globe, Joplin, MO


February 18, 2014

Herbert L. Moser

WEBB CITY, Mo. — Herbert Lee Moser, age 90, of Webb City, Mo., passed away Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014 at his home.

Born Dec. 22, 1923, in Trinidad, Colo., he was the son of the late Harvey J. Moser and Ollie Della Ledford Moser and moved to the Joplin area as a young boy. He lived in California from 1959 to 1977, and returned to the Joplin area. He was ordained in the Pentecostal Church of God in 1960 and served as pastor of several churches in California and Missouri. He then worked 10 years as a machinist with H.E. Williams in Carthage, retiring in 1989. He was well known as a greeter with Wal-Mart for many years. Herb was a member of Victory Faith Center. He served as president of Senior Adult Ministries for several years and as Prayer Coordinator for the Central Missouri District. From 1952 until his death, Herb was busy spreading the Word of God. He always had a joke to tell and had a great sense of humor. Herb was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II.

He was preceded in death by his first wife, Oma Dean Townsend Moser in 1991. He was also preceded in death by two brothers, a sister and grandson, Michael, in 2008.

Survivors include three sons, Herbert Len Moser, of Texas, Rev. John Lee Moser of Sacramento, Calif., Stephen, Paul Moser, of Neosho, Mo.; a daughter, Sandra Dean Clyde, of Florida; a sister, Dorothy Gillespie, of Webb City; nine grandchildren; many great-grandchildren; a few great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at11 a.m. Thursday at Victory Faith Center, 808 Brownell in Joplin, with Rev. Jay Farris officiating. Interment will follow in Ozark Memorial Park Cemetery with family and friends serving as pallbearers. The family will receive friends from 5 to 6 p.m. Wednesday at Parker Mortuary.

Memorial contributions may be made to Victory Faith Center Missions.

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