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DOSS, Jr., James H. age 83 of Union, died Friday, March 16, 2012.
    He was a member of St. Rita Catholic Church and was a Korean War Army veteran. He retired from GM.
   Survived by his wife Ruby, daughter Deborah L. (Glenn) Hall of Piqua, son James H. Doss III of Union, 2 twin grandsons James E. Doss and Justin L. Doss, 2 sisters Patsy Willis of TX, Beverly Conrad of AL and brother Harold of FL.
   Services will be held 1:00 p.m. Tuesday at Baker-Hazel & Snider Funeral Home, 5555 Philadelphia Dr. at N. Main St. Entombment Woodland Cemetery Mausoleum.
   The family will receive friends Tuesday from 12:00 noon until time of services. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Association in James memory.

[The Dayton Daily News, Dayton, OH, Springfield, IL, 18 Mar, 2012, Page 25]

[courtesy of Grave Hunter]

Vault marker for James H. Doss and spouse in Woodland Cemetery and Arboretum, Dayton (Montgomery county), Ohio.

James registered for the draft on 1 October 1946 in Pennington Gap (Lee county), VA.  The date of his enlistment is unknown.

However, on 6 July 1951, James was among those projected to arrive in Seattle, WA aboard the USNS Marine Lynx (T-AP-194).  The Lynx, seen at right, was launched in July 1945. She carried occupation troops to the Far East and returned veterans of the Pacific campaigns to the United States.  In 1947 she was mothballed in the Suisun Bay Reserve Fleet, north of San Francisco.  Put back into service in July 1950 with the Military Sea Transportation Service (MSTS) once again carrying U.S. troops to the Far East.

James married Ruby Jean Clauson on 29 August 1955 in Tazewell, TX. 

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