Robert G. Moshier | Obituary


Robert G. Moshier Robert Glen Moshier, 80, of Charles Town WV passed away peacefully on Monday, June 13, 2022 at Williamsport Retirement Community while in the care of Hospice of Washington County.

Bob was born in coal mining country, McDowell, WV, and his father was a coal miner. He was born on June 6, 1942 in Elkhorn, WV and was the son of the late Glen Elkbert Moshier and Elsie Naomi (Frazier) Moshier. Bob graduated from Elkhorn High School in Elkhorn, WV and joined the National Guard upon graduation. While in the Guard, Bob was in charge of reservoirs and motorpools.

Bob was an insurance agent with Smith-Nadenbousch Insurance Agency in Charles Town WV and retired after more than 35 years of service. He was a member of the Zion Episcopal Church in Charles Town, WV.

Bob’s greatest love was his wife and family, second only to his love and passion for all things car. He enjoyed restoring vintage cars, installing fast engines and hitting the road with his wife, both smiling as they flew alongside other travelers. His favorite restored antique was his 1946 Plymouth Coupe, probably seen by many with “Dadder’s Car” etched into the rear window. He was an active member of the Country Roads Car Club, as well as a member and past president of the Charles Town Lions Club. He was also a member and past president of the Tri-State Tennessee Walking Horse Association.

Bob also loved planes and enjoyed flying them. He was a part-owner of an airplane for a short time and made many solo and day trips. His greatest accomplishment as a hobby pilot was flying the big EAA Airventure air show in Oshkosh, WI. Bob joined over 10,000 other small plane pilots at the airshow.

He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Nancy (Price) Moshier; daughter, Bethany Ulsh and husband Aaron of Martinsburg WV; sons, Mikal Moshier and wife Kris of Harpers Ferry WV and Rusty Moshier and wife Cherokee of Charles Town WV; grandchildren, Nathaniel Breeden, Autumn Brown and her husband Tevon, AJ Ulsh, Ashton Byers, Elijah Ulsh, Zane Cooper, Avery Moshier, Wyatt Moshier, Roen Moshier, Rachael Wilt and Amy Wilt; great-grandchildren, Maiyah Brown, Kailah Brown and Sutton Athey; Brother, James Moshier and wife Alice of Princeton, WV, as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

His special four-legged companions, Sam and Peaches, his “big” dogs Mokha, Zeus and Meeko, and his “big” cat Zola will also miss his sweet smile, cheerful laugh, loving attention and treats he would give them. slip through.

Bob has never met a stranger and leaves behind many close friends and acquaintances. His kindness, generosity and sunny personality will be sorely missed by all who knew and loved him.

A memorial service will be held Sunday, July 17, 2022 at Melvin T. Strider Colonial Funeral Home at 2 p.m. with the Reverend John Bethard officiating. The burial will be private.

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