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HOSSACK, Douglas L., 71, of West Union, S.C. form-erly of Tampa and, Detroit went to be with the Lord, on Thursday, July 3, 2014. He was the beloved hus-band of almost 47 years, and is survived by his wife, Charlene A. Hossack. He is also survived by his daughter, Tracey Avary; son-in-law, Scott Avary; granddaughters, Ashley, Savannah, and Nikki Avary; sister, Judith Martinez; brother-in-law, Daniel R. Martinez; niece, Dawn Sprinkle; nephew, Daniel A. Martinez. He was preceded in death by his son, Michael Hossack; parents, Raymond L. Hossack and Dorothy Hossack. He was born in Detroit, Michigan and moved to Tampa, FL in 1967 where he resided until 2009. He was employed at the Tampa Tribune for 16 years where he retired in 2005. He later moved to West Union, S.C. in 2009. He was an avid Tampa Bay Bucs fan and vice president of the Tampa Bay Bucs Club in the early years of its existence. He was one of the originators of the Apollo Beach Leagurettes, where he served as its first president, and also coached for his daughter's softball team. He coached his son's flag football also at the Apollo Beach Rec. Center. He had a great love and dedication to his family, and will be greatly missed by all of his family and friends. Services will be held at Gonzalez Funeral Home 7209 N. Dale Mabry Hwy, Tampa. The family will receive friends on Mon. July 7th, 5:00-8:00PM. Funeral Services will be held Tue., July 8th at 11:00AM. Gonzalez Funeral Home 813-931-1833

Published in on July 6, 2014
Douglas L. Hossack
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