Ted A. Mosshart
Ted A. Mosshart
  • July 27, 1928 - July 31, 2017
  • Cypress, Texas

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Theodore Allen Mosshart, 89, born in Houston, Texas at St. Joseph Hospital on July 27, 1928. Mr. Mosshart graduated from John Reagan High School in the Heights in May 1945 at the age of 16, and from Sam Houston Teachers College with a BBA degree in May 1948 in 3 years at the age of 19. He was an active member of Westbury United Methodist Church. In May 1948, he was employed by Burroughs Corporation as a Sales Rep. Ted was commissioned as a 2nd Lt. (1951 - 1953) and served in the US Air Force. In January 1965, he entered into the Life Insurance Business with Kansas City Life and in 1973 he started Ted A. Mosshart and Sons Insurance Agency. He was an active member of the Baytown, NASA, San Jacinto, Lake Houston, and Colorado Valley Shrine Clubs, raised as a Master Mason in the Bellaire Lodge #1336 (Aug. 1963), joined the Scottish Rite (Oct. 1963), Arabia Temple (Dec. 1963), Patrol Unit (Sept. 1964), and he received a 50 years of service award from the Bellaire Lodge (Aug. 2013). He held office as a Captain of the Patrol (1981) and Potentate of Arabia Shrine Center (1995). Ted and Inge married in February 1955 in Frankfurt, Germany. Ted is preceded in death by his wife Inge Mosshart, and his parents; Ernest F. Mosshart and Rose Lee Armstrong. He is survived by his children; Alan Mosshart and his wife Martha, Becky Davidson and Randy, Jeff Mosshart and his wife Lisa and Karene Mosshart, 8 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren. Visitation will be held Monday, August 7, 2017 at the Heights Funeral Home from 5PM - 8PM. Funeral service will be held at 12 noon on Tuesday in the Chapel of Heights Funeral Home. Interment will be private at Houston National Cemetery. For those desiring, memorials can be made to Arabia Shrine Hospital Benefit, c/o Arabia Shrine Center, PO Box 420549, Houston, TX 77242-0549.

Arrangements under the direction of Heights Funeral Home, Houston, TX.