obituary header
Welcome to the memorial page for

Howard "Hobs" M Moyer

March 10, 1938 ~ February 2, 2017 (age 78)
Obituary Image

Howard M. “Hobs” Moyer of Palm City, FL, passed away on February 2, 2017 at his home.  Born March 10, 1938 in Reading, PA, the son of the late J. Milton Moyer and Grace E. Moyer of Dagsboro, DE.  He graduated from John M. Clayton High School in Dagsboro, DE, lettering in four sports.  He received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Chemistry from the University of Delaware where he lettered in football.  Upon graduation he was commissioned a Second Lieutenant in the United Sates Army, trained as a Missile Unit Commander, and served two years active duty with the 52nd Artillery Brigade.  He remained in the active reserve another six years and resigned as a captain.  While working for the Scientific Products Division of the American Hospital Supply Corporation, he was transferred to Connecticut where he was later employed by Diamond Shamrock Health Sciences.  He started his own business in Vermont in 1980 that he ran successfully for 22 years. One of his favorite avocations was being a contract writer for the New Haven Register of New Haven, Connecticut, who published over 350 articles.  When he discovered skiing, he made that his primary recreation, skiing resorts all over North America and Europe at every opportunity.  He also became a decent club tennis and squash player.  He is survived by the love of his life, his wife Diane K. Moyer, and his sister Jacqueline S. Baughman of Surfside Beach, South Carolina.  He had requested no services and encourages everyone to take family and friends to dinner and enjoy themselves.  Anyone wishing to make a contribution should consider the Moyer Education Fund, The Olivet Boys and Girls Club, 1116 Perishing Boulevard, Reading, PA  19611, Treasure Coast Hospice, 1201 SE Indian St., Stuart, FL  34997 or the American Cancer Society.  Although he requested no services friends are welcome to attend the interment at 11 AM on Friday, October 13, 2017 at the Prince George’s Cemetery in Dagsboro, DE, where he will be interred with his parents.




Letters of condolence may be emailed via


 Service Information


Prince George's Chapel Cemetery
Rt. 26
Dagsboro, DE 19939

No services to be held

© 2018 Watson Funeral Home. All Rights Reserved. Funeral Home website by CFS