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Captain Hugh Phillip Mouser
Captain Hugh Phillip Mouser

Captain Hugh Phillip Mouser, U.S. Navy Retired, 81, of Williamsburg, passed away Thursday, August 18, 2016.

He was preceded in death by his father, Hugh S Mouser; his mother, Theo F. Mouser; and his sister, Mary Catherine Sexton.

Captain Mouser had a distinguished United States Navy career, visiting many interesting ports of call. During that time he flew both propeller driven and jet engine aircraft and successfully completed 841 carrier landings. In retirement, he continued his interest in flying by purchasing his own aerobatic single engine, two-seat plane and became co-owner of a sailplane school. In addition, he took part in many church volunteer activities.

He loved his wife and family, his church, his country, flying, golf and target practice.

Captain Mouser is survived by his wife, Marilyn S. Mouser; his brother, John C. Mouser; daughters, Jennifer Sigler and her husband, Thomas and Melissa LaFever and her husband, William; grandchildren, Allison Crawford, Marcus Simes and Sara LaFever; and great-grandchild, Kaylee Crawford.

A service will take place at Williamsburg United Methodist Church, 500 Jamestown Rd., Williamsburg, at 1 p.m. Thursday, August 25. Interment will be at Arlington National Cemetery at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Williamsburg United Methodist Church or Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, Kansas 66675.

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