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Edward (Jr) Mosley

July 27, 1950 ~ May 10, 2022 (age 71) 71 Years Old

Obituary

Edward Lee Mosley, Jr. was born July 27, 1950, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania to Edward Mosley, Sr., and Jeanette Lucas. He graduated from Pittsburgh Public Schools and graduated from Westinghouse High School in 1969 where he ran cross-country track and he attended Ohio State University for a year. He attended the Pittsburgh Institute of Technology to learn to draft and later earned his real estate license. He worked at People Gas Company for 35 years and sold real estate for O.T. Jackson Real Estate. He also owned and operated Hard Hat Construction Company with his lifelong friend, Reverend Curtiss Jones. From a young age, Edward was called to service. He was a cub scout and boy scout as a youth and it instilled in his duty to community and family. He was baptized and believed in Christ. For 10 years, he was a Trustee at Jerusalem Baptist Church. Ed was always known as the life of the party. He often made others laugh with his many stories and jokes. He loved to travel, especially with his wife, Barbra. Family and friends knew to call on him whenever they needed help; he was always giving and generous with his time and always there to offer a listening ear. He was known to hug you with three affectionate squeezes and he could build anything. He built a swing set for his children and grandchildren, renovated kitchens, bathrooms, and more for family and friends. He had a special greeting for everyone: for his children, he always answered the phone with “Hey Hon” and called his sister, “Sister Dear.” Edward is preceded in death by his parents, Edward Lee Mosley, Sr., Jeanette Lucas, and sister Charlene Walters. He leaves to mourn his wife, Barbra Jean Mosley; three daughters, Tifiany Mosley of Penn Hills, Chanel Mosley of Atlanta, GA, and Marissa Mosley of Penn Hills; sister YaVonne King; grandchildren Delryce, DaiJohn, and Destini; bonus sons, Monterial Ford and Devaron Ford; stepsons, Monty Griffin and Ty McKelvia, Jr. of Pittsburgh, PA; Uncle Ronald Lucas (Shirley); and a host of nieces, nephews, step-grandchildren, great-grandchildren, beloved family in Detroit, and many friends. 

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Services

Visitation
Friday
May 20, 2022

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
House of Law, Inc.
9406 Frankstown Road
Penn Hills, Pennsylvania 15235

Funeral Service
Friday
May 20, 2022

1:00 PM
House of Law, Inc.
9406 Frankstown Road
Penn Hills, Pennsylvania 15235
 

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