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Dale Edwin Moshier

Obituary Date: Saturday, September 17, 2011
Little & Davenport Funeral Home announces the death of Dale "Mo" Edwin Moshier who was born in Niagara Falls, New York on March 6, 1957 and raised in Lockport, New York. In 1975 he graduated from Lockport Senior High School he continued his education at Niagara Community College, in 1977 he decided that he wanted to serve in the United States Navy where he sailed with the United States Pacific Fleet on the USS Constellation and the USS Richard S. Edwards. During his time in the Navy he toured various countries to include Japan, Kenya, Australia, Philippines, Guam and Hong Kong.

In 1980, his qualifications as a Dive Master gave him the opportunity to make emergency underwater repairs to the hull of a ship preventing the ship from sinking in which he was presented with a United States Flag which was flown on the USS Arizona being one of the ships that was sunk in the bombing of Pearl Harbor. Dale was also part of the US Invasion of Granada.
While in the Navy he achieved the rank of 1st Class Petty Officer Nuclear Machinist Mate and became a Golden Shellback from the order of Neptune which is the passing through the International Date Line and the equator in the Pacific Ocean at the same time.
While proud to serve in the Navy, in 1984, Dale decided to separate from the Navy to pursue a career in mechanical engineering. He was currently employed at Alsco.

He was a collector of Coca Cola memorabilia, Datsun Roadsters amongst many other things. He enjoyed bowling, hunting, playing poker, chess, video games, restoring his roadsters but most of all, his favorite hobby was revising, adding or redoing something on his house which was his favorite hobby of all.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, September 24, 2011 in the chapel of Little & Davenport Funeral Home. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 10:00 a.m. until the service hour. Interment will follow in Broadlawn Memorial Gardens.

He is survived by his brother, David Moshier of Lathemtown; sisters, Garnet Knott of Flowery Branch, Lorna Townsend of Madison, AL, Margot Smith Shelby NC; mother, Cherrill Moshier of Shelby, NC and a number of nieces and nephews.

Those wishing to send online condolences may do so at www.littledavenport.com

Little & Davenport Funeral Home, 355 Dawsonville Highway, S.W., Gainesville, Ga. 30501 is in charge of arrangements.
Funeral Date
09/24/2011 at 12:00AM
Funeral Home
Little & Davenport Funeral Home