David Bromley Doss

December 26, 1943 ‒ February 12, 2007

Mansfield, Ohio

MANSFIELD: David Bromley Doss, 63, of Sunnydale Avenue, Mansfield, died Monday afternoon February 12, 2007 in MedCentral Mansfield Hospital, following a short illness.

He was born December 26, 1943 in Fort Gay, West Virginia, to Fred and Tennessee (Pennington) Doss, and was graduated from Fort Gay High School in 1963.

David was a U.S. Army veteran he served abroad in Germany.

He moved to Mansfield in 1968, and accepted a position with Empire Detroit Steel Mill as a millwright and crane operator. With 34 years of service, he retired in 2002 and worked part-time with Schmidt Security.

David was a member of The Fathers Vineyard, and loved playing softball and bowling and going fishing.

Above all of these activities, David was a family man: he loved his family…especially spoiling his grandbabies!

He is survived by his wife Joy A. (Sluss) Doss, whom he married August 12, 1967; daughter and son-in-law Carrie and Jason Oney of Mansfield; son David Brian Doss of Virginia Beach, VA; grandchildren David Eugene Doss, Heather Doss, Holly Doss, Hayden Oney and Hannah Oney; brothers and sisters-in-law Richard and Judy Doss and Roger and Loretta Doss all of Fort Gay, WV; Eugene Doss of Ft. Gay; Julie and Don Pratt of Mansfield; and numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by brothers and sisters Paul Doss, Danzel Doss, Jimmy Darrell Doss, Fred Doss, Jr., Edith Frazier, Ethel Adkins, Kenneth Doss, Leonard Doss, Elizabeth Wellman, and Corrine Frazier.

The family will receive friends today, Wednesday, February 14, 2007 from 4-7 pm in the Lexington Avenue Snyder Funeral Home, where the funeral service will follow at 7 pm. Pastor Spencer Moore will officiate. Visitation will continue Friday Evening 5-9 pm in the Young Funeral Home, 201 West Main Street, Louisa, Kentucky, where funeral services will be held Saturday at 11 am. The Rev. Mack Ray Cyrus will officiate. Burial will be in Doss Cemetery in Fort Gay, WV.