Obituary: Paul Francis ‘Barney’ Mouser Sr., 97, New Haven

Paul Francis “Barney” Mouser Sr., 97, of New Haven, died Thursday, April 11, 2019, at Sunrise Manor in Hodgenville. He was born Feb. 23, 1922, in Seaborn, Iowa. He was a lifetime self-employed farmer, and worked with Bethlehem Academy Dairy, which was his father’s farm. He was an U.S. Marine veteran of World War II. He was recognized as a Kentucky Master Conservationist who loved farming and the outdoors. In his later years he enjoyed mowing his lawn and loved his fresh farm food, especially tomatoes. He was a member of the Catholic faith.


He was preceded in death by his wife, Anna Louise “Weasie” Davis Mouser; two sons, Joseph Wayne Mouser and James Richard Mouser; three sisters, Alice Marie Mouser, Phoebe Williams, and Josephine Spalding; and three brothers, J.B. Mouser, Joe Eddie Mouser, and Johnnie Mouser.

He is survived by one daughter, Patti Annette Mouser White of New Haven; two sons, Paul F. Mouser Jr. of Big Clifty, and William Adrian “Jack” Mouser of New Haven; one grandson, Jason Mouser; several great-grandchildren; and a family friend, Donna.

The Funeral Mass is 11 a.m. Monday, April 15, 2019, at St. Ann Catholic Church in Howardstown, with burial in the church cemetery with the Rev. Pablo Hernandez officiating.

Visitation is 1-5 p.m. Sunday, April 14, 2019, and 9-10 a.m. Monday, April 15, 2019, at Barlow Funeral Home in Bardstown.

Memorial contributions may go to St. Ann Catholic Church.

Barlow Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


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