Obituaries

Billy Hoss -

Mr. Billy N. Hoss, age 82, of Jonesborough, passed away on October 26, 2012, in the James H. Quillen VAMC Nursing Home.

Mr. Hoss was a native of Sullivan County who had lived most of his life in Johnson City and Jonesborough. He was the son of the late Roy E. Hoss and Ida Belle Russell Hoss. In addition to his parents, his wife of over fifty years, Louise Hoss; one sister, Jewel Hoss; four brothers, James Hoss, Raymond Hoss, Harry Hoss and Bob Hoss; also preceded him in death.

Mr. Hoss was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean conflict. He was a retired salesperson. He was a member of Landmark Baptist Church.

Mr. Hoss enjoyed gospel music, country music and collecting antiques.

Survivors include one son, Billy Hoss and his wife, Robin, of Chuckey; one sister, Katie Hoss, of California; three brothers, George Hoss, of Detroit, Guy Hoss, of California, and Charles Hoss, of Jonesborough; one great niece, Brittany Pendergrass, of Jonesborough; two great nephews, Jordan Pierce, of Gray, and Jeremy Marlor, of Jonesborough; five sisters-in-laws, Linda Pierce, of Gray, Jean King, of Piney Flats, Jane Howell, of Johnson City, Carol Grindstaff, of Jonesborough, and Sherry Deakins, of Jonesborough; one brother-in-law, Phil Ramsey.

The funeral service was conducted Monday, October 29, 2012.

The graveside committal service will be conducted at 1 p.m. on Tuesday in the Monte Vista Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be selected from family and friends. The Boone Dam Post #4933 will accord military honors. Minister, family and friends are requested to meet at the funeral home by 12:30 PM Tuesday to go in procession to the cemetery.

Memories and condolences may be sent to the Hoss family via www.morrisbaker.com.