Eddie L. Doss, 88, formerly of Sycamore, died at 3:50 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2019, at Seneca House, Tiffin.
He was born on April 24, 1931, in Hurricane, W.Va., to Lee and Sylvia (Daniels) Doss. He married Terry L. (Ransom) Doss on June 14, 1953, at the Sycamore United Methodist Church and she passed away on Sept. 13, 2018.
Surviving are the following children, Deb (Andy) Kuhn, Tiffin, Diana (Toby) Hammond, Port Clinton, and Darren (Don) Frank, Tiffin. Also surviving are six grandchildren, Brett (Heather) Staib, Fredericksburg, Va.; Ashley (Andy) Leis, Port Clinton; Hillary Hepp, St. Petersburg, Fla.; Haley (David) Hepp, Marion; Alexa (Justin) Wharton, Memphis, Tenn.; Alicia Frank and friend Mitch Reinhart, Tiffin; plus eight great-grandchildren, Hudson, Brennan and Brookelyn Staib; Austin, Landon, Ethan and Nolan Leis; and Rowan Hepp. Eddie was preceded in death by three sisters, Louise McCombs, Sandra Wilkinson and Eva Trachsel.
Eddie started working at the former Sterling Abrasive, Tiffin, then worked for Kenny Ankney Electric in Sycamore and then was co-owner of the former Wyandot Construction, Sycamore, for many years. He also loved to farm on the side. He was a member of the Sycamore United Methodist Church where he served on various committees over his lifetime. He was a 1951 graduate of Sycamore High School, he was a member of the Sycamore American Legion Post #250, he also was a life member of Upper Sandusky Elks Lodge #83, was a member of Moose Lodge #1093, Upper Sandusky. He was a member of Tiffin Amvets Post #48, was a longtime member of Sycamore Lions Club, member of the Mohawk Historical Society, was a former president and board member of the Pleasant View Cemetery Association, was a member of Enterprise Lodge #579 Free and Accepted Masons and also was a 32nd degree mason. He also served his country in the Army during the Korean conflict.
For hobbies Eddie loved to travel, spending 25 winters in Pine Island, Fla., and the summers at their home on Lake Erie. He loved to go fishing, drink coffee at the local restaurants in Ohio and Florida with his friends and loved to attend all the activities of his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be held Friday, Aug. 23, from 5-8 p.m. at Walton-Moore Funeral Home, Sycamore. A funeral service will be held Saturday, Aug. 24, at 11 a.m. at the funeral home with the Rev. Kristin Buchs officiating. Burial will follow at Pleasant View Cemetery, Sycamore, where the Sycamore American Legion Post #250 will conduct a military graveside service.
Memorial contributions can be made to the Sycamore United Methodist Church in care of Walton-Moore Funeral Home, P.O. Box 350, Sycamore, OH 44882.
Online expressions of sympathy can be made at waltonmoorefuneralhome.com.