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Joseph "Joe" Larry Doss

May 4, 1942 — January 3, 2023

Joseph “Joe” Larry Doss, age 80, passed away January 3, 2023. He was born May 4, 1942 in Surry County to the late Joesph Ray Doss and Lola Baker Doss. Mr. Doss attended Yadkinville United Methodist Church while his health permitted and then he attended via Facebook broadcast every Sunday morning. Joe was a 1960 graduate of West Yadkin High School and he was Senior Class President. He enjoyed watching all types of sports but his favorite was football. Joe was a former member of Yadkinville Volunteer Fire Department. He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Wanda N. Doss; their children, Beverly Doss Hill, “Jody” Joseph Larry Doss Jr (Missy); grandchildren, Jeffery Hill (Felicia), Maranda Hill Brown (Juston), Nicole Doss Roe (Jamie), Mandy Doss Wylie (Nick), Ryan Doss (Brittney), Devin Doss (Kara); great-grandchildren, Piper Brown, Sadie Brown, Mia Hill, Austin Walker, Dakota Wylie, Colton Roe, Greyson Doss, Bennett Roe, Watson Doss, Emorie Doss, Kali Dezern; sisters, Sue Smith, Marie Hutchens; brothers, Gene Doss (Wanda V.), and Kenneth Doss (Fannie). Mr. Doss will lie-in-state, Thursday, January 5, 2023 at Gentry Family Funeral Service in Yadkinville from 2:00 PM until 5:00 PM and Friday, January 6, from 8:00 AM until 10:00 AM. His funeral service will be Friday, January 6, 2023 at 11:00 AM in the Gentry Family Chapel with Pastor Jonathon Gaylord officiating. Burial will follow at Yadkin Memorial Gardens. With respect to social distancing, the family does request all attending the funeral service, please wear a mask. The family would like to thank Dr. Brook Crossley and the 2nd floor ICU staff of Forsyth Memorial Hospital for the loving care shown to Joe and his family. Memorials may be made to the National Kidney Foundation at


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