Craig Darryl Mossman, 67, passed away peacefully at home, surrounded by his family on February 18, after a courageous four-month battle with cancer. Craig is survived by his wife of 27 years Kimberly; son Scott; daughters Rachel and Megan; son-in-law Chris; and brother Roger and family. During his high school years, Craig became an expert marksman and a certified shotgun instructor. Following graduation, Craig worked for the US Forest Service, and proudly served his country in the Vietnam War as an Army Warrant Officer. Craig worked as a Fire Fighter, a helicopter pilot for off shore oil, EMS, DEA, and Cal Fire. After 15 years with the Modesto Fire Department, Craig retired as a Fire Prevention Inspector.
A Celebration of Life service is scheduled for Saturday, March 5, 2016 at 10 a.m. at Lakewood Memorial Park, 900 Santa Fe Ave., Hughson, CA 95326. A reception will follow. In lieu of flowers, remembrances in Craig’s name may be sent to the Widows and Orphans Fund at MFD: MCFFA, PO Box 95353, Modesto, CA 95353.
The Oakdale (Calif.) Leader
March 2, 2016