George Wesley Mosby went home to the Lord on Friday, March 14, 2008.

He was born in Seattle in 1915 to Ernest and Hannah (Neander) Mosby. George graduated from Silverdale High School in 1933.

He worked for the forest service manning fire lookout towers for several years.

He married Doris Perkins in Brewster in 1942. They ranched on the Chilowist until leaving in 1949 for the Yakima Valley. George bought a small farm outside of Sunnyside and worked at Hanford. After Doris' death in 1986, he married Lois Bonny and after her death in 2005, he went to live at Sun Terrace until his death.

George was lifetime member of the Lutheran Church and member of Calvary Lutheran Church in Sunnyside. He was a longtime SunnyValley Grange member, having served as Master for several years. George also was a member of the Wool Growers and the Happy Wanderers.

He is survived by five children, Gloria (Don) Outhet of Sunnyside, Carl (Pat) Mosby of Tucson, Ariz., Daniel (Nancy) Mosby of Sunnyside, Albert (Claudia) Mosby of Erlangen, Germany and Wesley Mosby of Alaska; eight grandchildren, 12 great- grandchildren, and four-stepchildren and their families.

He was preceded in death by his wives, Doris and Lois; daughter, Eileen Palser; an infant son, Lee; one brother, Kenneth Mosby; and a sister-in-law, Helen Mosby Hitchner.

Viewing and visitation will be held today, March 17, 2008, from 4 to 8 p.m. at Smith Funeral Home in Sunnyside. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, March 18, 2008, at 10 a.m. at Calvary Lutheran Church in Sunnyside. Burial will follow at Lower Valley Memorial Gardens.

Those wishing to share their memories or sign George's on line memorial book may do so at

Smith Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


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