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James "Moose" Doss

August 12, 1952 — March 28, 2016

James "Moose" Doss

James "Moose" Wesley Doss, age 63 of Belle, passed away Monday, March 28, 2016 at his home in Belle.

Moose was born on August 12, 1952, in Monticello, Arkansas, a son to the late James W. and Nettie L. (Barnes) Doss.

Moose was a 1972 graduate of Bland High School and attended East Central College in Union where he studied business.

On April 21, 1991, he was united in marriage to Sheryl (Brown) Newman in Leesburg, Missouri. She survives of their home in Belle.

Moose was employed at Kingsford Charcoal for over 28 years. He and his family have owned and operated Belle Auto Sales for the past 21 years.

He was a member of the Assembly of God Church as well as a member of Masonic Lodge #373 in Belle.

Moose enjoyed being outdoors. He loved to fish and hunt and was a proud member of the N.R.A. He was also very proud of his Cherokee and Irish heritage. Moose was the happiest when spending time at his lake house. His greatest joy was time spent with his family and spoiling his grandchildren. He will be missed greatly by those that knew and loved him

In addition to his wife of almost 25 years, Moose is survived by: three sons, Jared A. Newman of Belle, Brian R. Doss and his girlfriend Kayci Hoover of Belle and Jason M. Newman and his wife Emily of St. Louis; three grandchildren, Brett Michael Doss, Charleigh Jo Elrod, and Jude Elliot "Jed" Doss; three brothers, Willis Doss and his wife Linda of Rocky Mount, Lloyd Doss and his wife Christine of Lake Ozark, and John Doss and his wife Michelle of Owensville; two sisters, Yenema Cummings and her husband Wayne of Macks Creek and Shelia Lister and her husband Ellis of Jefferson City as well as many nieces, nephews, extended family members and friends.

In addition to his parents, Moose was preceded in death by one son, Shawn M. Doss.

Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 31, 2016, at Sassmann's Chapel in Bland.

Funeral Services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, April 1, 2016 at Sassmann's Chapel in Bland with Bro. Bill Perkins and Bro. Jim Zumwalt officiating. Interment will follow in the Old Bland Cemetery.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to a Charity of the Donor's choice.


SERVICES
Visitation

Thursday, March 31, 2016
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Sassmann's Chapel
107 Ray St.
Bland, Missouri 65014

Interment

Friday, April 01, 2016

Old Bland Cemetery
Highway A
Bland, Missouri 65014

Funeral Service

Friday, April 01, 2016
10:00 AM

Sassmann's Chapel
107 Ray St.
Bland, Missouri 65014

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