Theodore Ray “Zinger” Mossburg

March 30, 2019

Theodore Ray “Zinger” Mossburg, 61, of rural Michigantown, passed away Saturday, March 30, 2019 in his home surrounded by his family.  He was born on August 7, 1957 in Lebanon, Ind. to James Marion & Thelma Iolene (Goodnight) Mossburg.  He married Linda L. Crum on June 21, 1980 and she survives.

Ted was a 1975 graduate of Sheridan High School.  He served in the United States Army from July 28, 1975 to July 27, 1978.  He worked as a machinist for Biddle Manufacturing for 32 years.  He was a member of the Michigantown United Methodist Church.  He enjoyed hunting, gardening, mushroom hunting, and loved spending time with his 6 grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the ALS Association and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, with envelopes available at the funeral home.

Visitation and Services

Visitation will be 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday, April 6, 2019 at the Goodwin Funeral Home, 200 S. Main St., Frankfort.  Funeral Celebration with military honors will begin following the visitation at 7 p.m.  Burial will follow at a later date in Green Lawn Cemetery. 

Survived by:

Surviving along with his wife: Linda are his Parents: James & Thelma Mossburg of Noblesville;  Daughter:  Jenny Lynn Smicklas (Husband: Kevin Patrick) of Noblesville;  Son:  Scott James Mossburg (Sherry Illges) of Sheridan;  Brother:  Ed (Connie) Mossburg of Sheridan;  Sister:  Debra (Rick) Stone of Ekin, Ind.;  6 Grandchildren:  Big Logan, Mackenzie, Hailey, Little Logan, Cole, and Makayla.  

Preceded by:

He was preceded in death by his brother: Frederick Mossburg.


Leave your Condolences

9 Condolences for “Theodore Ray “Zinger” Mossburg”

  1. Amanda Whann March 31, 2019 at 3:04 pm

    So sorry to hear this sis. My prayers are with you and the family. I know he is greatly missed, but you just have to remember the good times and memories. Love you

  2. Scott Mossburg March 31, 2019 at 6:02 pm

    I love you Dad, you were and will always be the best father a man could ever have!!!

  3. Mary Beth March 31, 2019 at 6:42 pm

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
    Steve, Mary Beth Males & Family

  4. Debbie Wright March 31, 2019 at 7:19 pm

    What a great man “Ray Ray” was. It was a privilege to be his friend. So many memories. I will miss him dearly. My love to the family.

  5. Rhonda Edwards March 31, 2019 at 8:31 pm

    He was a great guy. Thank God, no more suffering! Love you Linda

  6. Wayne Henley April 1, 2019 at 12:46 pm

    I’m Wayne Henley a classmate of Jim, I worked with him and we are good friends, So my condolences to Jim and his family. My prayers of comfort for all.

  7. Cheryl Crum April 1, 2019 at 3:53 pm

    Linda, I am so sorry to hear of Teds passing, I ran into him at the courthouse 2 years ago we had a great talk. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

  8. Norm & Dixie Huffer Ft Myers FL April 3, 2019 at 2:30 pm

    So very sorry for Ted’s ALS and your great loss.

  9. Cathy April 10, 2019 at 10:47 am

    Prayers and love to family and loved ones. My condolences on your loss.

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