Robert Stewart Mosley Jr.
Mr. Robert (Bob) Stewart Mosley Jr., 50, of Ellijay, died Friday, Aug. 18, 2017, at Emory University Hospital after a courageous fight with cancer.
He was born Jan. 9, 1967, in Ellijay, to Robert Mosley Sr. and Winnie Hensley Mosley.
He is preceded in death by father, Robert; and brother, Mel Mosley.
He is survived by wife of 29 years, Denise Chastain Mosley, their four children, Samantha Mosley, Sara Mosley, Mel Mosley and Rob Mosley; mother, Winnie Mosley; sisters and brothers-in-law, John and Cindy Mosley Abercrombie and Ed and Angie Mosley Stolz; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Hartscel and Gail Chastain; sister-in-law, Dawn Chastain; dear friend and brother-in-law, and sister-in-law, Jon and Debra Jones, all of Ellijay.
He was a loving husband and father and a member of Whitestone Baptist Church. He was an avid outdoorsman and hunter, a love he shared and passed on to Samantha and his boys. He was a coach for the Georgia Impact Fastpitch Organization, where he coached Sara in her passion for softball. He followed in his father’s footsteps by becoming a private airplane pilot. He also had a love for flying helicopters.
He was a graduate of Gilmer High School and Pickens Tech, where he became a diesel mechanic and certified welder. He was a land developer by trade and heavy equipment operator for years.
His family held a celebration of life Tuesday, Aug. 22, from 5-8 p.m. at Deep South Farm, 877 Mulkey Rd., with prayer and tribute at 6 p.m.
A private graveside service was held for the immediate family at Whitestone Baptist Church cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to his children’s college fund to Mosley College Fund, c/o Judy Smith, United Community Bank, 558 Industrial Blvd., Ellijay, GA 30540.
Condolences can be made at www.bernhardtfh.com.
Bernhardt Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.