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Lawrence E. Moyer

April 17, 1937 ~ September 25, 2017 (age 80)

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Lawrence E. “Joe” Moyer, 80, of Main St., Karns City, died early Monday morning, September 25, 2017 at the VA Medical Center in Butler.

Lawrence was born in Parker on April 17, 1937.  He was the son of the late Lawrence E. Sr. and Anna Lange Moyer.

Joe attended school in Parker.  He was a U.S. Army veteran, having served during the Vietnam era.  He was of the Methodist faith. Joe enjoyed sitting on his porch and visiting with the neighbors.  He was a life member of the Petrolia and Parker Volunteer Fire Departments and had served with the fire police of both departments.  In his earlier years, he was an EMT and driver with the Petrolia Fire Department Ambulance Service.

He retired on January 1, 1970 after nearly fifteen years of service with Glass Containers in Parker.

He survived by his wife, Donna J. Oskowski Moyer, whom he married in Ripley, NY on May 11, 1960.  Also surviving is a son, Paul G. Moyer and his wife, Sharon, and a grandson, Dalton L. Moyer, all of Haysville, as well as a number of nieces, nephews, and cousins.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, James, and three sisters, Elsie Michaels, Judy Muleman, and an infant sister, Linda.

Friends will be received at the Hile Funeral Home of Karns City, 128 Main St., Karns City, from 11:00 – 2:00 p.m. Wednesday.  A funeral service will follow from the funeral home at 2:00 p.m. with the Rev. Jim Lewis, pastor of the Karns City United Methodist Church, officiating.  Military honors conducted by the Chicora, Brady’s Bend, and East Brady American Legion Posts will follow the funeral service.  For additional information or to send a condolence, please visit

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