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1965 William 2021

William Howard “Billy” Goss

July 9, 1965 — August 22, 2021

DURHAM- Mr. William “Billy” Howard Goss, 56, passed away on, August 22, 2021.

Mr. Goss was born July 9, 1965 to the late Samuel and Delores Goss in Durham, NC. Billy was an avid Duke Basketball fan. He loved to fish and was always a hard worker. The light of his life was his granddaughter, Chryslee. Billy will be remembered as a good friend, loving father, brother, and grandfather.

In addition to his parents, Billy is preceded in death by his sisters Linda Nifong and Lisa Smith.

Billy is survived by his sons, Billy Goss, Jr. (Molly) of Southport, NC, Joey Goss of Southport, NC, Alex Goss (Ashleigh) of Durham, NC, and Jack Goss of Southport, NC; mother of his children, Kelly Goss; brother, Sam Goss (Debbie) of Durham, NC; sister, Vickie Daniel of Raleigh, NC; and loving grandchild, Chryslee Goss.

Serving as Pallbearers are Felix Chandler, Tracey Green, Jeff Pope, David Wallhauser, Barry Bagley, Chris Sexton, and Warren Owen.

A private funeral service will be held. Officiating will be Rev. Jeremy Quist. A public visitation will be 5:00-7:00 p.m., Wednesday, August 25, 2021 at Hudson Funeral Home. Interment will be held at Woodlawn Memorial Park.

Masks are required inside the funeral home.

Flowers are welcomed or memorial contributions can be directed to the National Kidney Foundation, 30 E. 33rd Street, New York, NY 10016.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of William Howard “Billy” Goss, please visit our flower store.

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Thursday, August 25, 2022

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