PHOENIX—John W. Mosely, 86, who retired in 1978 as vice president of sales and associate publisher of Modern Tire Dealer magazine, died in Phoenix May 26. Born in Graham, Ky., he moved with his family in 1916 to Akron and continued to live there until moving to Phoenix three years ago. Prior to joining Modern Tire Dealer in 1962 as Midwest sales manager, Mr. Mosely was an advertising salesman for Tire Review magazine.
He leaves his wife, Elizabeth, a sister, two daughters and eight grandchildren. A son, David, died in 1993.