EAST PRAIRIE - William Ray Doss Sr., 41, died at 1:40 a.m. Jan. 2, 2005, at the Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston.
Born July 31, 1963, at Mattoon, Ill., to the late Berry C. and Mary L. Martin Doss, he was a retired carpet layer and attended the Potter House Pentecostal Church in Sikeston.
Survivors include: one son, William Ray Doss Jr. of East Prairie; two daughters, Sarah Rae Doss of East Prairie and Amanda Mallette of Anniston; three brothers, Chuckie Doss of Charleston, Ill., Doug Doss of LaPlace, Ill., and Joe Doss of Decatur, Ill.; two sisters, Lucy Nay and Millie Barnhill of Mattoon; one grandchild; and a special friend, Faith Owens of the home.
Three sisters and two brothers preceded him in death.
Graveside services will be conducted at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Dogwood Cemetery near East Prairie with John Givens officiating.
Shelby Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.