Gerald Wayne Goss, Jr.

Gerald  Goss, Jr.

Gerald Wayne Goss, Jr. of LaPorte, Texas, passed away in the hospital on April 6th, 2013 after a brief illness.  He was born on September 12, 1950 in Concord, CA to Gerald Wayne and Emma Lee Goss.  He married Carol Clopton Goss, of Corpus Christi, TX, on September 15, 1984, and she survives.

 
He is also survived by his son from a previous marriage, Gerald Wayne Goss III; and by his nephews, Rusty Goss, Brad McBride, and Jordan Angel; and his nieces, Jeannie Gregory, Priscilla Sutherland, and JoVann Goss.  Numerous great nephews and nieces. 
 
Gerald was preceded in death by his father, mother, and sister, Lisa Constance Goss.
 
Born to an Army sergeant, he lived all over the US.  He worked as a Millwright his whole life, and settled in Texas in 1983 where he met and married his devoted wife of 28 years.  Known for his hospitality and generous nature, he loved his friends and family, and enjoyed hunting, fishing, golf, barbecuing, sports and movies.  He will be greatly missed.
 
Visitation will be held Wednesday, April 10th, 2013, at 11:00 AM, followed by a memorial service at 1:00 PM at Carnes Funeral Home Chapel, 3100 Gulf Freeway North (exit 15) Texas City, TX 77591.