Alfred “Al” King Mosher

June 23, 1924 ‒ October 24, 2016

Ontario, Ohio
Formerly of Edison, Ohio

Alfred “Al” King Mosher, age 92, of Ontario and formerly of Edison, passed away Monday afternoon, October 24, 2016, at his residence.

He was born on June 23, 1924, to the late Paul M. and Hazel M. (King) Mosher, in Columbus, OH. Al attended Green Camp High School where he graduated in the class of 1946.

In 1943, Al enlisted into the United States Navy while in high school. He was honored to serve his country during World War II. Upon returning home and being honorably discharged in 1946, Al completed his last year of high school.

Al dedicated 36 years of service to HPM. While at HPM, Al worked in various capacities with machinist being his specialty.

While living in Edison, Al served as a Firefighter and later as Chief of the Fire Department. He also enjoyed bowling in leagues and helping out around the former bowling alley in Edison. After moving to Ontario, Al became a member and attended the Ontario United Methodist Church.

Al thoroughly enjoyed being with the company of others. He often hosted events at his home such as cards or simply a time to get together and fellowship. Many friends attended as Al was the fun, loving, likeable guy to be around. Even in Al’s later years at his home in Florida, Al found friends as he played in the local shuffle board league.

When Al wanted to get away, he often would like to gamble at Scioto Downs and later Hollywood Casino. For his 92nd birthday, Al wanted the family to take him to the Hard Rock Café in Cleveland. Even at 92 Al liked to party hard. Most importantly, Al loved time spent with his grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Al is survived by his daughter, Jennifer (Rudy) Francis; grandchildren: Jason (Lauren) Lenhart, Valerie (Dustin) Messmer, and Michael Alan Mosher Jr.; 5 great grandchildren; and daughter-in-law, Carol Mosher.

He was preceded in death by his parents; son, Michael Alan Mosher Sr.; sister, Wanda Stahl; and former wives: Gerry (Halt) Mosher and Ruth (Peoples) Mosher.

A graveside service will be held on Thursday, November 3, 2016, at 1 PM, in Rivercliff Cemetery, with Pastor Karen Wagenhals officiating.

Snyder Funeral Homes of Mount Gilead are honored to have been chosen to serve Al’s family and your condolences may be expressed to them by visiting