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Gerald Goss
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Gerald Goss, 86, peacefully went home to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on November 23, 2017 in Boerne, Texas. He was born on April 22, 1931 in Memphis, Tenn., to parents Wesley Walker Goss and Erah Golsby.
Gerald was a graduate of West Memphis High School and the University of Arkansas and married Ruth Hess on July 19, 1976.
He was a captain in the U.S. Air Force, assigned to SAC as commander of the 44th Squadron of the 4045th Air Refueling Wing, stationed at Selfridge Air Force Base in Michigan.
After his time in the Air Force, he piloted Learjets for Executive Jet Aviation. Inc., out of Colombus, Ohio. He went on to fly as a captain for Federal Express for over 40 years based out of Memphis, Tenn. before retiring to Boerne.
Gerald is survived by his loving wife Ruth H. Goss; his daughter, Heather Goss James (Gavan); his granddaughter Amelia Rose James; and stepchildren: Alex G. Krueger III, Christopher J. Krueger and Karen Krueger Caraway. He was preceded in death by his parents, and brothers: Clinton Gilbert Goss, Raleigh Gene Goss and Leonard Wesley Goss.
A private family burial will be held Friday, December 15, 2017, at Boerne Cemetery. To leave condolences for the family, please visit and select Obituaries.

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Boerne City Cemetery

700 N School St.
Boerne, TX 78006


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