Gary High School 1914-1978

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John Robert Goss  Gary High school class of 1960

RUTHER GLEN  John Robert Goss, 68, of Ruther Glen, died Saturday, September 10, 2011 at his home after battling cancer for a year and a half. 

Born in Anawalt, W.Va., he had retired as a salesman for Hostess.

He is survived by his wife, Loretta A. Goss; two sons, Bobby Goss and his wife, Benta of Stafford and Chris Goss and his wife, Rebecca of Broadnax; a daughter, Dawn Cobb and her husband, Mike of Ladysmith; a brother, Jesse Goss; three sisters, Beryl Barker, Lorraine Sullivan, and Becky Simmons; twelve grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his siblings, Bucky Goss, Kat Hall, and Nancy Fitterman

The family will receive friends 6-8 p.m., Tuesday, September 13, 2011 at Storke Funeral Home in Bowling Green, Va., with a memorial service at 7 p.m.

A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m., Wednesday, September 14, 2011 at Mount Comfort Cemetery, 6600 South Kings Highway, Alexandria, VA 22306.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to American Cancer Society, Caroline Relay for Life, c/o P. O. Box 920, Bowling Green, VA. 22427, or Bon Secours Hospice, 8580 Magellan Parkway, Richmond, VA. 23227.


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