Philip Moser

Philip “Phil” R. Moser, 81, of rural Decatur passed away Thursday, November 26, 2020, at Parkview Regional Medical Center in Fort Wayne. He was born February 1, 1939, in Bluffton to Harold A. and Aldine (Kaehr) Moser. He was married April 11, 1965, in Bluffton to Jean Isch.  
A 1957 graduate of Adams Central High School, he served in the United States Army from 1962 until 1963, stationed in France. He was a member of the Apostolic Christian Church and was a lifelong farmer in Adams and Wells counties. He enjoyed vacationing, traveling and listening to southern gospel music. He especially enjoyed spending time with his family. He was someone who enjoyed conversation with others and seemed to always know someone wherever he went.
He is survived by his wife; two sons, Lonny Moser of Berne; and Klint (Amy) Moser of Decatur; two daughters, Lyn (Tom) Steffen of Bluffton; and Krista (Brett) Eisberg of Decatur; two sisters, Ann (Jerry) Gerber of Bluffton; and Cindy (Leon) Kauffman of Monroe; sister-in-law, Pat Bertsch of Decatur; 11 grandchildren, Shane (Leah) Moser; Aaron and Lauren Moser; Jessica (Jordan) Ehrman; Jenae (Randy) Gerber; Janean (Philip) Gerber; Jori Steffen; Trevor and Audrey Eisberg; and Grace and Kate Moser; and six great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; grandson, Grant Moser; and brother, Dwight “Butch” Moser.
Private family visitation will be held at Goodwin – Cale & Harnish Memorial Chapel in Bluffton. A public funeral service will be held Wednesday, December 2 at 10:30 a.m. at the Apostolic Christian Church East. Officiating will be Mark Gerber and Doyle Frauhiger. There will be no visitation prior to the service at the church. The church ushers and funeral home staff will be directing guests to their seats. The funeral service will also be available for listening online via the ACCentral app or at
Private family burial will be at the Apostolic Christian Cemetery. Military rites will be conducted by the United States Army Honor Guard in conjunction with the American Legion Post 43 of Decatur.
Masks are required for funeral service at the church. Your cooperation is appreciated.
Memorials may be made to Christian Care Retirement Community, Gateway Woods or Wells County Food and Clothing Bank.
Arrangements provided by Goodwin-Cale & Harnish Memorial Chapel in Bluffton. Online condolences may be made at