Robert Doss

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PEORIA - Robert Warren Doss, 70, of San Antonio, Texas, formerly of Peoria, passed away at home on Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2012.

He was born on Aug. 18, 1942 in Peoria, Ill., to Glenn and Irene Doss.

Bob graduated from Woodruff High School in Peoria in 1960. He immediately joined the U.S. Air Force. He retired in 1980 after having served on various bases in the United States as well as Korea and Vietnam. After his Air Force career, he worked for Lear Siegler Inc. at Randolph AFB for nearly 29 years before retiring to spend time with his family.

Robert is preceded in death by his parents.

He is survived by his wife of 46 years, Phyllis Bonnet Doss. He also leaves behind a daughter, N. Christine Meyer (Christopher); a son, Michael C. Doss (Christie); a granddaughter, Megan P. Doss; and two grandsons, Zachary J. Thomas and Brayden A. Doss. He is also survived by four sisters, Donna Anderson (David), Glenna Hill (Jerry), Carole Tillman (David), and Linda Miller (Richard).

He will be greatly missed by numerous nieces and nephews as well as many friends.

Services will be held Monday, Oct. 22, 2012, at 10 a.m. at Grimes Funeral Chapels in Bandera, Texas, officiated by Bishop Rodger Bonnet. Interment will follow in the Oak Rest Cemetery in Medina, Texas. Pallbearers will be David Anderson, Jerry Hill, David Tillman, Richard Miller, Rodger Bonnet, and Jess Bonnet.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Vitas Hospice in San Antonio.

The family invites you to send condolences at by selecting the "Send Condolences" link.

Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Grimes Funeral Chapels of Kerrville.

Published in Peoria Journal Star on Oct. 20, 2012
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