John W. Gossard 71, formerly of Wapakoneta, passed away Saturday, March 10, 2012, in Dade City, Fla.
He was born Nov 30, 1940, the son of Opal (Webb) and Victor Gossard.
He married Delores Joseph, who survives.
Also surviving are two sons, Dennis (Sandi) Gossard, and Bill Gossard; a daughter, Kim Nunes; a step-son, Shawn (Jane)Stevens; a sister, Ginger Jacobs; a brother, William Gossard; six grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by two brothers, Jack Gossard and Glen Gossard.
He was retired from Goodyear Tire & Rubber after many years of service.
Services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Victory Worship Center, 13488 Cemetery Road, Wapakoneta.
Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at Victory Worship Center. Interment will follow at Willow Branch Cemetery in Waynesfield.
Contributions may be directed to HPH Hospice in Dade City, Fla., or to the family.
Condolences may be directed to jenningsfarley.com.