Carl L. “Cotton” Mossor, 72, of Rush Run, OH, passed away Saturday December 4, 2021 at home surrounded by his loving family.
He was born May 7, 1949 in Rayland, OH, a son of the late Carl R. and Lillian E. (Brown) Mossor. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two sons, Matthew Mossor and an infant son Daniel Mossor; two brothers, Rodney Mossor and infant Glen Mossor; and three sisters, Hazel Silver, Carol Repka-Kensicki, and infant Dawna Mossor.
Cotton worked in Cleveland, OH as a window washer and then went on to work as a coal miner in Cadiz, OH. He graduated from Smithfield High School. Cotton was a member of the Rush Run Community Chapel, the Smithfield Masonic Lodge #182, the Dillonvale Eagles, and a social member of the Dillonvale American Legion. He volunteered for 15 years at the Smithfield Friends Food Pantry. He enjoyed playing cards, watching NFL and college football and most importantly spending time with his grandchildren.
He is survived by his wife of 24 years, Katherine (Pizzo) Mossor; two children, Carla (Jason) Woodward of Rayland, OH and Brandi Mossor of Wintersville, OH; a step-son, Michael (Tara) Horner of Richwood, OH; two brothers, Pastor Kenneth (Carol) Mossor of Kidron, OH and Marvin (Lori) Mossor of Rushville, IN; two sisters, Sherry (Robert) Eltringham of Rayland, OH and Barbara (Franklin) Piatt of Steubenville, OH; six grandchildren, Ashlee and Alissa Woodward, Shaylyne and Kaleb Fenske, Aireonnia Myers and Jayden Mossor; several step-grandchildren; and his great-grand fur babies.
Friends will be received at the Wheeler Funeral Home, 712 Third St., Brilliant on Tuesday from 4-7 p.m. and also on Wednesday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of his funeral services at 11:00 a.m. with Pastor David Green, officiating. On Wednesday there will be Masonic services at 10:30 a.m. at the funeral home. Private interment at Northern Cemetery in Smithfield, OH.
Memorial donations may be directed in Cotton’s memory to the Rush Run Community Chapel, 1983 County Rd. 17, Rayland, OH 43943.
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