Ernest “Evan” Moseley
Mr. Ernest “Evan” Moseley of Litchfield Park, Arizona died September 14, 2021. He was born September 20, 1933 in Livingston, California to Thomas Benjamin Moseley and Hattie Edna Strickland Moseley. He was preceded in death by his parents Thomas and Edna, brothers Herbert, Leslie, Mark, James, Allen and Stanley, sisters Avola, and Ruth Ann Stewart, infant daughters Leta Marlene and Lark Anne Moseley, and his only son Ernest Moseley II. He is survived by his wife Marva “Tillie” Moseley, and daughters Robin Arave (Dave), Marlena Kirby (Jim), Tamara Davies (Bill), and Rachel Williams (Jay), and his brother Robert, 10 grandchildren, and 12 great grandchildren.
Evan graduated from Tolleson Union High School in 1952. That same year, he married Marva “Tillie” Patterson. He owned and operated Moseley Aviation in Litchfield Park for 40 years. He was a business entrepreneur; he created and ran several aviation related businesses. He started ProLift Helicopters, and Life Rescue, a medical rescue and transport service in Lakeside, Arizona. He wildcatted for oil on family land in Texas and successfully completed four wells. Evan was a highly accomplished helicopter and fixed-wing pilot. His company helped put the roof on the Bank-One Ballpark stadium.
Evan was a Godly Christian, a good businessman, and a great family man. He was greatly loved and he will be greatly missed.
Visitation and services will be held Saturday, September 25 at 8 AM at Thompson Funeral Chapel in Goodyear, Arizona.