Don Mosier, 80, of Orange, died Sunday, Dec. 30, at the Medical Center of Southeast Texas in Port Arthur. Funeral services will be at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 5, at McDonald Memorial Baptist Church in Orange. Officiating will be the Rev. Jeremy Walton of New Cherry Grove Baptist Church in Mauriceville. Burial will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens near Bridge City.
Visitation will be from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m., Saturday at McDonald Memorial Baptist Church.
Born in Orange, Feb. 4, 1932, Don was the son of “J.C.” and Adele (Grimes) Mosier. Don served in the United States Navy for four years during the Korean War. He served as an Orange County Sheriff Deputy for four years then was employed by Levingston Ship Building for 20 years. Don then worked for Sabine River Authority in maintenance. Don loved fishing at Sam Rayburn and was a good husband and dad, who enjoyed spending time with his family.
Don was preceded in death by his parents, and is survived by his wife of 59 years, Barbara Mosier of Orange; daughters and sons-in-law, LaDonna Bell and husband, Chaplain George Bell of Orange, Rhonda Wendling and husband, Wayne Wendling of Orange; grandchildren, Corey and wife, Jeannie, Amanda, Joey, Courtney, Chelsey; great-grandchildren, Cobey, Chace, Icesynce, Blayden; and cousin, Emma Jean Dickerson and husband, Kenneth.
Serving as Pallbearers will be Don’s Sunday School Class and Honorary Pallbearer will be Cobey Sonnier.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to a charity of your choice.