Joe Gossage

Joe GossageJoe L. Gossage, 52, of Vermont died at 7:13 a.m. Nov. 21, 2007, at his home.

He was born April 2, 1955, in Eldorado Township, McDonough County, a son of William and Madge Vincent Gossage. He married Bonnie Bowen on Feb. 14, 1980, in Industry. She survives.

Also surviving are one son, Joey (and Amy) Gossage of Macomb; one daughter, Sarah (and Paul) Otto of Denver, Colo.; mother, Madge Gossage of Galesburg; five brothers, William Gossage Jr. and Jimmy (and Ann) Gossage, both of Galesburg, Jack Gossage and Tom Gossage, both of Vermont and Daniel Gossage of Canton; and one sister, Loretta (and Larry) Surratt of Monmouth.

He was preceded in death by his father.

He worked at Clayton-Mark in Vermont for 13 years.

He was a member of Vermont Christian Church.

Services were held Monday at Shawgo Memorial Home in Astoria with Pastor Gary Schultz officiating. Burial was in Ridgeville Cemetery in Browning.

Memorials may be made to Ridgeville Cemetery or the donor’s choice.


Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 11/28/2007