Mr. Dahl Webster Hoss, age 82, of Bennington, Indiana, formerly of Memphis, Tennessee, entered this life on April 25, 1931, in Cabery, Illinois, the son of the late, Charles Carter & Mildred Elaine (Webster) Hoss. He was raised in Cabery, Illinois & was a 1949 graduate of Kempton High School in Kempton, Illinois. He studied business at UT in Memphis, Tennessee for 2 1/2 years. Dahl was united in marriage on May 3, 1953, in Memphis, Tennessee, to Elizabeth Farmer & to this union arrived a daughter & a son to bless their home. Dahl & Elizabeth shared nearly 61 years of marriage together until his death. He retired in August of 2010 as a Salesman for AutoZone in Memphis, Tennessee, after 20 years of service. He was employed in Sales & Promotions for Capital Record in Memphis, Tennessee, for 17 years. Dahl owned & operated a fundraising company in Arkansas & a fiberglass company in Texas. Dahl & Elizabeth resided in the East Enterprise Community for the past 3 years. He was a member of the Central Church in Germantown, Tennessee. Dahl will be remembered for his love of golfing & barbecuing. Dahl died at 6:02 pm, Thursday, March 13, 2014, at his residence in Bennington, Indiana.
Dahl will be missed by his loving wife of nearly 61 years: Elizabeth (Farmer) Hoss of Bennington, IN; his daughter: Nancy Elaine Newport of Houston, TX; his grandchildren: Chris Newport of Portland, OR, Brandon Newport of Montgomery, TX, Jason Hoss of Memphis, TN, Shane Hoss of Boston, MA, Libby Brown of Cardova, TN; his 2-great-granddaughters; his daughter-in-law: Maribell Hoss of Collierville, TN; his sister: Betty Marshner of Wyandotte, MI; his several nieces, nephews, great-nieces & great-nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents: Charles Carter & Mildred Elaine (Webster) Hoss; his son: Charles Milton Hoss, died in 1993; his brothers: Marion Hoss, Sam Hoss & Robert Hoss; his sisters: Dorothy Hunt & Doris Condon.
Private services will be held at a later date.
Memorial contributions may be made to American Cancer Society. Cards are available at the funeral home.