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“Billy was a great friend and coworker. He was an expert in his field and a very dedicated soldier! It was always a pleasure to visit WHFRTC and...Read More »
1 of 22 | Posted by: Ken Masters CW5 (R) - North Port, FL

“May God Bless the Gossom Family during this difficult time. In Sympathy.Sincerely,Theresa Goodson ”
2 of 22 | Posted by: Theresa Goodson - Atlanta, GA

“Bill was one of the nicest persons I have known. He was a true soldier; attention to detail, dedicated, and considerate. My best wishes to the...Read More »
3 of 22 | Posted by: Jack Doyle (BG_R) - Hamilton, OH

“He is a Great man and leader, someone you could count on and look up to. Thank you MSG Gossom, for inspiring me in my career, you will always be...Read More »
4 of 22 | Posted by: Stephanie Sosh - Owensboro, KY

“We are so very sorry to learn of Billy's passing. He was a close friend. Our prayers for peace & comfort are with your family. JL (fellow Guard...Read More »
5 of 22 | Posted by: JL & Melanie Atwill - Fulton, KY

“Diane:I was so saddened to hear of the passing of my good friend Billy. He was a wonderful man and a great friend. Billy was kind, compassionate,...Read More »
6 of 22 | Posted by: Ruth Drake - Waddy, KY - Friend

“Such a great friend and a mentor during my life as a soldier. Will be greatly missed. ”
7 of 22 | Posted by: Steven Turner - Lexington, KY

“First met Billy at WHFRTC when I was stationed there. He was a true gentleman and friend he will be truly missed. My thoughts and prayers go out to...Read More »
8 of 22 | Posted by: John Bench - Clarksville, TN

“Billy and I met on my first day in HHB 1/623 FA. We became great friends and were blessed to serve together for several years. I am so sorry for...Read More »
9 of 22 | Posted by: Bob Reece - Glasgow, KY

“My deepest condolences to the Gossom family. MSG Gossom was respectfully a great friend and is gonna be missed greatly.... ”
10 of 22 | Posted by: Ernie Eldridge - Bowling Green

“Billy and I served together for many years. He was very respected and liked by all who knew him. He will be missed. Prayers for the family ”
11 of 22 | Posted by: Darold Riley - Calhoun, KY

“Billy was a good friend of my father's. I remember days he'd come home and tell us about Billy, they were good friends all the way to the end. ”
12 of 22 | Posted by: Tyler Gibson - Winchester, KY

“So sorry to hear of Billy's passing. I work for the KYARNG and he always stopped in when he was in Frankfort to say 'hello'. He always had a kind...Read More »
13 of 22 | Posted by: Natalie Hanley - Frankfort, KY

“My deepest condolences to the family. Billy was a good man whom was very well respected. He will be truly missed. ”
14 of 22 | Posted by: Jay Todd - Greenville, KY

“My condolences to his family. I only have good memories of Billy. He will be missed by all that knew him. May God comfort all those grieving for...Read More »
15 of 22 | Posted by: DJ Cheek - Harrodsburg, KY

“He was a great man of God...Go rest high on that mountain Billy! ”
16 of 22 | Posted by: Adam Rich

“Diane, Pam, and Sandy, Praying that God will comfort you during this time of grief. Y'all are in my thoughts and prayers. ”
17 of 22 | Posted by: Kimberly Wilson - Central City, KY

“To Diane & all the family,I am sorry to hear about your loss. I am presently out of town on a preplanned vacation with some friends. But my prayers...Read More »
18 of 22 | Posted by: Sharon Shemwell - Central City, KY

“Diane and Family,I am thinking and praying for you at this difficult time. Billy was a wonderful person and I appreciate everything that he did for...Read More »
19 of 22 | Posted by: Ronda Rex - Edgewood, KY - Friend

“Diann,Sandy,Pam and all the family .I am so sorry to hear of Billy`s passing. He will be greatly missed.When he would see me he would always say,Miss...Read More »
20 of 22 | Posted by: Danika Drake - Drakesboro, KY

“I know he will be missed by the family, prayers to all of you at this time. I will always remember the good times as kids when we were all together. ”
21 of 22 | Posted by: Janet & Brooks McKinney - IN

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22 of 22 | Posted by: James Taylor - Ashland, KY

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DRAKESBORO - William Bland Gossom, 66, of Drakesboro, died Monday, June 12, 2017, at 7:29PM at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. Mr. Gossom was born June 26, 1950, in Warren County. He was a Master Sergeant with the National Guard, serving his country for 38 years. He was a member of Richardson Chapel General Baptist Church, where he served as treasurer, Sunday School teacher, and maintenance man.

He is survived by his wife, Diane Hunt Gossom; sons Adam (Laura) Gossom of Bardstown and Jason (Dana) Gossom of Bowling Green; daughters Amy (Michael) Goodson of Bowling Green, Sandy (Brandon) Shemwell of Drakesboro, Pam (Jared) Grogan of Bremen, and Kalin Hunt of Drakesboro; twelve grandchildren; one great-grandchild; and sister Nancy (Pat) Shannon of Franklin, TN.

Funeral services will be Thursday, June 15, 2017, at 1:00PM at Tucker Funeral Home in Central City, with Rev. Larry Lile officiating, assisted by Matthew Lile. Burial in Peanut Cemetery. Visitation will be Wednesday after 5:00PM at the funeral home. Online condolences may be made at