William Fredrick Mobley, 47, who worked at Interfaith Hospitality Network of Greater Buffalo, died unexpectedly Thursday (Sept. 20, 2001) in his Buffalo home.
Born in Buffalo, he was a graduate of Grover Cleveland High School and Bryant & Stratton Business Institute and took various college courses and training programs.
Known to his friends as "Moe" and to his family as "Freddie," he worked at several companies and organizations, including the Buffalo & Erie County Public Library, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo Forge and Buffalo Transit.
At the time of his death, he was a driver transporting abused women for the shelter operated by the Interfaith Hospitality Network.
Friends and neighbors knew him as a gentle, good-natured giant of a man who always was ready to help.
Surviving are his parents, William L. and Alethia of Buffalo; a brother, Donnez L. of Buffalo; and a sister, Vonnie M. Gambrell, Hartford, Conn.
Services will be held at noon Tuesday in St. Luke AME Zion Church, 314 E. Ferry St., after a wake at 11. Burial will be in St. Matthews Cemetery, West Seneca.