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Major William Gosser

April 30, 1932 ~ March 14, 2021 (age 88)


Major William Gosser, at 88 years old died March 14, 2021 at Northwest Texas Hospital

in Amarillo, Texas. He was born in Hays, Kansas to Bill & Gladys Gosser. His surviving siblings are

Jean Mai of Russell, Kansas, Edna Pfeifer of Broomfield, Colorado, Roy Gosser of Parker,

Colorado and Carolyn Braun of Hays, Kansas.

In 1955, he married Phyllis Wickham in Hays, Kansas. Their children are Major “Bud”

Gosser II of Clay Center, Nebraska, Susan Day of Dayton, Ohio, Jon Gosser of Amarillo, Texas

and Dawn Gosser of Ashville, North Carolina.

There are 6 grandsons, 2 granddaughters, 4 great grandsons, and 4 great


Major was in the Korean War in 1953. There he was trained as a truck driver. He then

drove a truck for Haliburton and Scurlock Permian. He worked for over 30 years in this industry

and drove over 1 million miles accident free. Major also enjoyed fishing, daschunds and polka

dancing in his free time. Major and Phyllis danced the night away for several decades with the

Sunflower Polka Club.

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