Kenneth Klor Gossard, age 77, of Harrod died 6:00 a.m., Wed. March 13 at Lima Memorial Health Systems. He was born May 3, 1945 in Wayne Twp. Auglaize County, Ohio to Charles Ercil and Pansy Lucinda Webb Gossard. He married Joan Beery June 29, 1957 and she survives in Harrod.
Mr. Gossard had been a truck driver for Scot Lad, Roundy’s and Nash Finch. He was a member of Lima Missionary Baptist Church and enjoyed fishing, watching the Cleveland Browns and the Cincinnati Reds. He served in the U. S. Marine Corps during the Korean Era.
Survivors include a daughter: Sherri Lynn (David) Helling of Bellbrook, OH, a granddaughter Kristin Helling of Oxford, OH, 3 brothers: Charles Gossard of Massilon, OH, Lowell (Vera) Gossard of Delphos and Michael (Kay) Gossard of Sidney, a sister Twyla Holmes of Wapakoneta, a sister-in-law Charlene Butterfield of Cridersville.
The family will receive friends 3-5 and 6-8 Friday at Bayliff & Son Funeral Home. Cridersville.
The funeral service will begin 10:30 a.m., Saturday March 16 at Bayliff & Son Funeral Home. Rev. Terry Brock will officiate. Burial will follow at St. Matthew Cemetery near Cridersville.
The family would like to thank the nurses and staff who took such good care of Kenny at Lima Memorial Health Systems.
Memorial contributions may be given to The American Cancer Society, Lima Missionary Baptist Church or the Charity of the donor’s choice.
Date: Friday, March 15, 2013
Time: 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm