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Larry Mossbarger

August 11, 1954 — October 19, 2019

Larry Alan Mossbarger, of Artesia, NM, passed away on October 9th, 2019 in Artesia, NM

Larry was born in Roswell, NM to Richard Lee Mossbarger and Lenora Jean Sides on August 11th, 1954.

He served in the US Air Force and was honorably discharged in 1976.

On April 16th, 1983 he was married to Connie Kostroski in Tucson AZ. They had two children Garrett and Tera Mossbarger.

Larry owned his own business Keltic Services where he worked in the oil field for 30 years. He was well-known in the community by his time playing softball for the Artesia Merchants, his involvement in softball in Artesia and throughout the state, and his time spent serving different offices in the Artesia Moose Lodge.

Larry is preceded in death by his Father Richard, Mother Lenora and half sister Brenda Venatter.

Larry is survived by son Garrett Mossbarger: daughter Tera Mossbarger: brothers Bill Mossbarger, Kieth Mossbarger and Steve Mossbarger.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Terpening & Son Mortuary. Please remember Mr. Mossbarger at

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