Vernon C. Moseley, 96


Vernon “Vern” Charles Moseley, 96, of Boiling Springs, SC, died on Thursday, June 9, 2022, at Regional Hospice Home in Spartanburg, SC.

Visitation will be held Saturday, June 18, from 5 to 8 p.m. at Seawright Funeral Home in Inman, SC. A graveside service with military honors will be conducted Sunday, June 19, beginning at 2 p.m.  with the Rev. Peter Waid officiating.

Mr. Moseley was born June 12, 1925, in Le Roy, NY, to Lucille (Pangrazio) Moseley Sprague and Charles Moseley. He married Rosaleen Young on Jan. 30, 1948, at Scott Air Force Base, and she preceded him in death on Jan. 30, 2008.

A member of the Presbyterian faith, he was a beloved husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather. He was known within his family and close friends as a superb cook, mister fix-it and mentor.

Lt. Col. Moseley, retired USAF, proudly served his country in the U.S. Air Force for 27 years as a pilot, instructor pilot, personnel officer and operations officer. He continued serving his country for another 16 plus years as a pilot and manager for the Central Intelligence Agency.

He was also an assistant scout master and scout master in the 1960s. He was a member of the American Legion and local Military Officers Association of America (MOAA). 

Mr. Moseley was an amateur radio operator (HAM) and served as a net control operator for over 20 years with the Recreational Vehicle (RV) Service Net. He was also a longtime member of the Woodbridge Wireless Inc. Amateur Radio Club in Virginia. Additionally, he was a cherished member of the Little Indians Chapter of the Pontiac Oakland Collectors International (POCI) Car Club.

He was a member of the Young family in Hillsboro, and leaves many in-laws, nieces and nephews in the Hillsboro area.

Mr. Moseley is survived by his son, Craig D. (Debbie) Moseley, Sr. of Manassas, VA; daughters, Susan M. (Bruce) Green of Chesapeake, VA, and Jodi L. Viehman of Boiling Springs, SC; brother, Dane (Corrine) Sprague of Le Roy, NY; seven grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

In addition to his wife, he was preceded in death by his parents.

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