John Tim Moser

STEPHENVILLE - John Tim Moser, 78, passed away on June 20, 2020 in Stephenville, Texas.

Graveside services were held on Monday, June 22, 2020 at 10 a.m. at Gardens of Memory Cemetery in Erath County, Texas. There was a visitation held at Stephenville Funeral Home on Sunday from 6-8 p.m.

John was born on Nov. 11, 1941 in Gorman, Texas to the late Ralph Moser and Geneva Lincoln Moser. He received his Bachelor of Science from Tarleton State University in 1964. John then entered into the U.S. armed forces serving in the United States Army for 26 years including service during the Vietnam conflict. He earned many distinguished medals, including the Purple Heart, the Soldier’s Medal, Legion of Merit, Bronze Star, and the Meritorious Service Medal. He then climbed through the ranks to retire honorably as a Lieutenant Colonel. John not only served his country admirably; he served his community as Mayor for three terms from 1998 to 2004. John was a Ham radio enthusiast, one of the “Original 17” members of Leadership Stephenville, a benefactor member of the National Rifle Association, the American Legion, Disabled Veterans of America, Veterans of Foreign War, and was a member of the First United Methodist Church. John married Barbara Huffman on Feb. 10, 1996 in Stephenville.

John is survived by his wife, Barbara Moser of Stephenville; step-mother, Charlene Lietz Moser of Stephenville; nephew, Jason Moser of Brownwood; niece, Jill Moser of Ft. Worth; great-niece, Catherine Moser; great-nephew, Logan Moser; Godsons Kenneth Leatherwood, James Alec Leatherwood, John Silas Leatherwood; and a Goddaughter Sara Leatherwood.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Ralph and Geneva Moser; and a brother, Dan Moser.

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Published on June 22, 2020