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Virl Gosser, Russell Springs, KY (1924-2012)

He was the patriarch of a large, highly regarded East Russell County family. He leaves 24 direct living descendants. He was a farmer and a member of the Salem United Baptist Church.

Virl Gosser, 88, Hwy 76, Russell Springs, KY, died Monday, July 9, 2012, at the Russell County Hospital in Russell Springs, KY.The funeral will be at 1pmCT, Thursday, July 12, 2012, at Bernard Funeral Home Chapel, 367 Main Street, Russell Springs, KY, with Bro. Donald Wilson the officiating clergy. Burial will be in McBeath Cemetery in Russell County, KY. Visitation will be after 10amCT, Thursday at the funeral home.

Pallbearers: Roger Gosser, Jr., Jim Gosser, Chad Gosser, Rick Gosser, Brian Redmon, Bradley Withers, Chris Powell, and Caleb Gosser.

Virl Gosser, Russell Springs, KY (1924-2012)

He was born Sunday, April 6, 1924, in Russell County, KY. He was the son of the late Nova Mae Wilson Gosser and the late Charles Chester Gosser. He died Monday, July 9, 2012, in Russell Springs, Russell County, KY, at the age of 88 years, 3 months, and 3 days.

He was a farmer and a member of Salem United Baptist Church.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Ruth Lorene Ashbrook Gosser; and by two children, James Doyle Gosser and Sandra Ruth Lawhorn; and by one sister, Roxie Atwell.

He is survived by the following:
  • Thre sons: Roger G. Gosser, Russell Springs, KY; Virl Allen (Mary) Gosser, Daleville, IN; and David Gosser, Russell Springs, KY

  • One daughter: Marlen (Raymond) Withers, Russell Springs, KY

  • Nine grandchildren

  • Eleven great grandchildren

  • And one brother: James (Lucille) Crawford, Russell Springs, KY
The family requests memorials to Hospice of Lake Cumberland. These can be made at the funeral home.

Bernard Funeral Home, 367 Main Street, Russell Springs, KY, in charge of arrangements.

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