KANSAS CITY - Edward Lee Mosby, D.D.S., 69, formerly of Portageville, died Aug. 8, 2006, at his home.
Born in Jan. 7, 1937, in Cape Girardeau, to the late Willard Lee and Verla Mae Haynes Mosby, after graduating from Chaminade College Prep in St. Louis he attended Marquette University. He trained for oral and maxillofacial surgery at the Naval Regional Center, National Navy Medical Center in Bethesda, Md., Georgetown University and the National Navy Medical Center in San Diego. He served in Vietnam as an oral and maxillofacial surgeon in the 1st Dental Company, 1st Medical Battalion and 1st Marine Division. Assigned to the Navy Regional Dental Center in San Diego, he became the Section Head and Director of oral surgery education. He was appointed Residency Director at the Naval Regional Medical Center in Great Lakes, Ill. In 1984, he moved to Kansas City, where he held dual appointments at UMKC Schools of Dentistry and Medicine. At Truman Medical Center he was President of the medical and dental staff, Chairman of the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Department and Director of the Graduate Training Program in Oral Surgery. He was a member of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, House of Delegates, American Dental Association and the Missouri Dental Association.
Survivors include: his wife, Mary Sharon "Sherry" Burns of the home; one son and daughter-in-law, Dale Edward and Jennifer Mosby of San Diego; two daughters and sons-in-law, Sheryl Lee and Tony Scherer of Portageville and Deborah Lee and Stephen Schulte of Lenexa, Kan.; and seven grandchildren.
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday, with parish prayers to be held at 7:
30 p.m. at the McGilley Midtown Chapel. A Memorial Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Kansas City followed with military honors.
Private burial will be at a later date in the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific (Punch Bowl) in Honolulu, Hawaii.