Dr. Robert Moseley
Dr. Robert B. Moseley, 68 of Paris, was called to Heaven Monday morning, March 26, 2018 at home and surrounded by his wife, Louise Moseley, and family.
Robert was born on June 26, 1949 in Hugo, Oklahoma to Cleo Moseley and the late James Durwood Moseley. He graduated from Paris High School. Then went on to attend Paris Junior College graduating at the top of his class and then to Austin College in Sherman, Texas where he graduated with Honors. Dr. Moseley then went on to finish his education at Baylor University in Dallas, Texas where he was Magna Cum Laude with a Doctor of Dental Surgery degree in 1974.
Dr. Moseley has been a pillar of the community; as well as a member of First Baptist Church his entire life. Dr. Moseley’s greatest distinction was his love of the Lord and his devotion to the study of theology - always leading those that he met in life to His Father and Lord Jesus Christ.
He was an antique car collector, art aficionado, sailor, history buff, gardener, rose cultivator and collector of fine antiques. As a gardener and rose cultivator, Dr. Moseley preferred the red rose and utilized it throughout his home. Robert was a member of the Rolls-Royce Owners Club and the Mercedes Club of America for many years. Robert owned and operated Moseley Dentistry for over 42 years; as well as, Moseley Amusement in Paris, Texas. Dr. Moseley served on the Health Board of Lamar County for 25-years and President of the Paris Junior College Alumni for 7 years.
Robert married Louise on December 19, 1981 at Presbyterian Church of Paris, Texas. Robert went through life never meeting a stranger and treating each patient as though they were family during his extensive dental career.
He is survived by his wife of 37 years, Louise Moseley; two daughters, Kim Burns and her husband, Mike, and Deena Barnes; five grand-children, Alexandra and Logan Barnes, Tabytha Valdes, Jana Dickson and Jon-Robert Burns; two great-grandsons, Luke and Noah Dickson; his mother, Cleo Moseley; three sisters, Jill Butler, Kathy Moseley and Karol Brandenberger and brother-in-law, Bob Hamilton. Also, two nephews – Robert and Steve Hamilton; one niece Caitlin Commiato, two great nephews and two great nieces. Robert is preceded in death by his father, James Moseley and his nephew, Adam Hamilton.
The pallbearers will be Bob Hamilton, Jackie Lee Cooley, Chuck Roland, Mike Rhodes, Robert Hamilton, Dr. Steve Clifford and Steven Hamilton; along with honorary pallbearers, Dr. Richard Swint, James Cavender and Dr. Billy Parkhill.
The family will be accepting family and friends at Roden-Pryor Funeral Home on Wednesday, March 28th from 5pm – 7pm with funeral services officiated by Dr. Tommy Turner at First Baptist Church on Thursday morning, March 29th at 10:30am. Following the funeral service, interment will be at Long Cemetery in Powderly.