Lawrence Mosley Sr. departed this life on Saturday, May 6, 2023, at his home surrounded by family.
Lawrence Mosley Sr. was born on May 23, 1944, in Chesapeake, West Virginia. He graduated from East Bank High School in 1961 and married his wife Jeanette Mosley of 62 years and raised his children; Ernest Cordarryl Mosley Sr., of Paterson, NJ, Lawrence and Cassandra Mosley Jr., of Portsmouth Virginia, Mia Rene’ and Rev. Julius B. Hargett Sr., of Prospect Park, NJ, and Keith Sadler of Belleville, NJ.
Lawrence Mosley worked for the United States Postal Service for 25 years until he retired. He was baptized and became a member of New Birth Baptist Church of Paterson, NJ; under the leadership of Pastor, Rev. Julius B. Hargett, Sr.
He also worked part-time as a driver for Murphy Bus Company for about 8 years after retiring from the US Postal Service until he became ill. He was an active Mason with Unity Lodge 195 of Paterson NJ. In his early years he loved watching Western Movies, Fishing, and Riding Motorcycles; he road with the Invaders Motorcycle Club of Paterson NJ. He loved and enjoyed sharing time with family!
He was proceeded in death by his parents Romie & Iola Mosley as well as his Stepfather Curtis Richardson, and his siblings Eugene Mosley, Albert Mosley, Romie Mosley Jr., and Greta Carr.
He leaves to cherish his memories; a wife Jeanette Mosley of 62 years and children; Ernest Cordarryl Mosley Sr., of Paterson, NJ, Lawrence and Cassandra Mosley Jr., of Portsmouth Virginia, Mia Rene’ and Rev. Julius B. Hargett Sr., of Prospect Park, NJ, and Keith Sadler of Belleville, NJ.
As well as nine grandchildren; Ernest C. Mosley Jr., Shaneka N. Mosley, Jacquan N. Mosley, Julius B. Hargett Jr., Kysheiya R. Hargett, Courtney M. Mosley, Ramon J. Mass, Preciosa J. Mosley, Bryson J. Mosley; and nine great grandchildren, and three great great grandchildren.
He cherishes his sisters; Catherine and Freddie Jones of Charleston, WV, Iola Mosley of Charlotte, NC, his brothers; Samuel Mosley of Detroit, MI, George Mosley of Chesapeake WV, Raymond Richardson of Charleston, WV., his brothers and sisters-in-laws; Andrew and Loretta Powell, James Burnette, Cornelious and Harriet Burnette, host of nieces, nephews, cousins, family, friends, and Church family.
Funeral will be 11 a.m. Friday May 26, 2023 at Leonard Johnson Funeral Home, Marmet where visitation will be one hour prior to the service. Entombment will follow in Kanawha Valley Memorial Gardens, Glasgow.