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David Earl Doss

David Earl Doss, 66, of Bellefontaine, passed away at 5:15 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013, at the OSU Wexner Medical Center, Columbus.

He was born in Dayton on April 17, 1946, a son of the late David E. and Gertrude F. Castl Doss. He also was preceded in death by brothers-in-law, Alvin Johnson and Vince Matsnagougha.

He is survived by daughters, Angela (Beau) Monroe of Lakeview and Misty (Larry) Kuczynski of Parma Heights; sons, Tony (Kelly) Doss of Wapakoneta, Mike (Dede) Doss of Bellefontaine and Tim (Patti) Doss of Plainfield, Ill.; grandchildren, Cassie, Steven, Joel, Amber, Jarrett, Paige, Ben and Shelby; sisters, Jean Johnson and Luella “Sis” Matsnagougha, both of Dayton; many nieces and nephews; longtime friends, John and Barb Keating of Lewistown, and the mother of his children, Janet Bodi of Lakeview.

He was employed as an inspector at Master Swaging in Jackson Center and also at Crown Equipment in New Bremen.

A member of St. Patrick Catholic Church and St. Vincent DePaul Society in Bellefontaine, he was a 1964 graduate of Indian Lake High School and a member of Knights of Columbus in Russells Point. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and coin collecting.

Deacon Harold Dipple officiates a funeral at 10 a.m. Friday in the Myron Van Horn Chapel of Smith-Eichholtz Funeral Home, Lakeview, where visitation is from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday. Burial is in Hill Grove Cemetery, Dayton.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Vincent DePaul Society in care of St. Patrick Catholic Church, 328 E. Patterson Ave., Bellefontaine 43311.

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