Walter Mosley, age 75, of Buladean, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, August 11th, 2013 at the Brian Center in Spruce Pine. A native of Mitchell County, he was a son of the late Ben and Dolly Green Mosley. He was also preceded in death by his step-mother, Ethel Putman Mosley and two brothers: J.G. Mosley and Junior Mosley. He was a member of Beans Creek Church of Jesus Christ who cut timber for a number of years and loved to play checkers.
Surviving is his sister, Betty Jean Harrell of Fork Mountain; five nieces: Dot Johnson (James) of Bakersville, Debra Forbes (Carroll) of Bakersville, Mary Boone of Double Island, Leslie Newton (Buddy) of Bakersville and Lori Mosley of Bakersville; two nephews: Gary Harrell (Tessie) of Fork Mountain and Ricky Harrell (Jennifer) of Hendersonville. Several great nieces and nephews also survive.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, August 13th in the Chapel of Yancey Funeral Services. The Rev. Ronnie Gouge and Rev. Brandon Harrell will officiate. The family will receive friends from 12:30 until 2 p.m. on Tuesday prior to the funeral service at the funeral home. Burial will follow in the Ben Mosley Memorial Cemetery on Bowman Road. Pallbearers will be: Shorty Mosley, Jerry Putman, Gary Garden, Bo Mosley, Rob Mosley, Ricky Harrell and Gary Harrell.
Memorial donations may be made to Hospice of Mitchell County, 236 Hospital Drive, Spruce Pine, NC 28777. To send online condolences, please visit our website at www.yanceyfuneralservice.com.