Mr. Bobby Lee Doss Jr., 53, a resident of 506 Williamson Ave. in Belington departed this life Saturday Dec. 15 2012, in the Hospice Care Regional Inpatient Center at Elkins. He had been in declining health for the past several months.
He was born Aug. 11, 1959 at Welch, a son of the late Bobby Lee Doss Sr., and Mary Elizabeth Waddell Doss who survives at Charleston.
On June 17, 2009 at Myrtle Beach S.C. he was united in marriage to the former Cheri Lynn Thorne who survives at their home in Belington.
Also surviving are two sons, Ryan Doss of Huntington and Sean Doss of St. Albans; two daughters, Kelly Doss and Kara Doss, both of St. Albans.
Additional survivors include five stepdaughters, Cierra Davis, Megan Davis, Mariah Davis, Kelsey Thorne, and Kaytee Thorne, all of Belington; three sisters, Debbie Rectenwald and husband, John, of Charleston, Becky Crary and companion, Phil Knapp, of Poca, and Teresa Willis and husband, Bill, of St. Albans.
Also surviving is his faithful canine companion Hershey and several nieces and nephews.
Mr. Doss was a 1978 graduate of the George Washington High School and was a graduate of the University of Central Florida. He was the general sales manager of The Home Show and was a veteran of the United States Army. He was a Methodist by faith and was an avid golfer and was a multiple sports enthusiast.
Friends will be received at the Talbott Funeral Home in Belington from 6-9 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2012 and again on Wednesday from 8-11 a.m. the funeral hour when final rites will be conducted with the Pastor Gary Phillips officiating. Interment will follow in the Bethany Baptist Church Cemetery at Hall, where full military rites will be accorded by the American Legion Post No. 96 of Belington.
In lieu of flowers the family asks that memorial contributions be made to Hospice Care, 169 Diamond Street, Elkins, W.Va. 26241. The Talbott Funeral Home in Belington is in charge of the arrangements for Bobby Lee Doss Jr. Condolences can be sent to the family at www.talbottfuneralhome. com.