James E. "J.E." Goss Jr. of Starke, Fla., died Monday, Feb. 26, 2007, at Malcolm Randall VA Medical Center in Gainesville. He was a World War II veteran.
Formerly of Monette, he was preceded in death by his parents, Ed and Ida Lou Goss; two sisters, Lola and Pauline; and four brothers, Clyde, Volney, Claude and Merl.
He is survived by his wife of 40 years, Cleo Goss of Starke, and several nieces and nephews.
Memorial services were held in Starke, on Thursday. Burial was in a military cemetery in Florida. Archie Tanner Funeral Home of Starke was in charge of arrangements.