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Wilford Leon Mogford
Wednesday, July 9, 2008 • Posted July 9, 2008

Wilford Leon Mogford passed away July 3, 2008. He was born Sept 1, 1925, in the Long Mountain Community of Mason Co., TX.

During WWII he served as a corporal in the USMC. He graduated from SW Texas State Teachers College in 1951. In 1983 after 32 years of civil service he retired from Kelly AFB were he worked in the Radio Radar Maintenance Division. Leon served as a deacon at First Mexican Baptist Church (formerly Manor Baptist.)

He was preceded in death by his parents Warren & Lola Mogford; his brother, Lorenzo Mogford; & his sister Emma Jo Walker. Leon is survived by his loving wife of almost 60 years, Joy Nell Mogford; daughters, Patti Moreno-Fergusson & husband Gabriel, & GayLynn Mogford; granddaughter, Andrea Moreno; 3 nieces; & 7 nephews.

Visitation will be held at Mission Park Funeral Chapels North on Sunday, July 13, 2008 from 6:00-9:00pm & a Celebration Service will held on Monday, July 14, 2008 at 11:30am at First Mexican Baptist Church, 201 Meredith Dr., San Antonio, TX 78228. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the church.

You may sign the on-line guestbook at under the obituary section.

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