Mr. Joss, a resident of Alliance, Neb., and formerly of Waxahachie, died suddenly on Saturday, July 7, 2007, in Ashland, Mont., as the result of a tragic automobile accident while on vacation with his family.

Services will be conducted at 10 a.m. Monday, July 16, 2007, in the chapel of Hampton Vaughan Funeral Home, 1917 State Highway 79 South in Wichita Falls. The Rev. Ronnie Lawson will officiate.

Interment will follow with full military honors in the Veteranís Garden at Crestview Memorial Park.

The family suggests memorials be directed to the John W. Joss Jr. Memorial Fund in care of any Wells-Fargo Bank branch location.