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FC2 Donald Raymond Doss, Jr.

FC2 Donald Raymond Doss, Jr.


US Navy Fire Controlman Petty Officer 2nd Class, Donald Raymond “Don” Doss, Jr., of 541 Pine Ridge Road, and husband of Pamela Annette Franklin Doss, passed away Tuesday, November 9, 2021, at PRISMA Health, Laurens County Hospital.

Born in Casablanca, Morocco, he was a son of the late Donald Raymond Doss, Sr, T-SGT USAF-Retired and Norma Grace McGaha Doss. He served in the US Navy, a Plank Owner onboard the USS Hawes – FFG 53, served in the Persian Gulf War. Don was of the Catholic faith, was previously employed with National Starch, loved keeping up with shipmates, kept up with politics, loved the mountains, nature and camping and always put others before himself.

In addition to his wife of 28 years, he is survived by: a brother, Scott Wayde Doss (Margaret) of Grovetown, GA; a sister, Sandra Kaye McSwain (Bryan) of Union, SC; numerous loving nieces and nephews, great-nieces and nephews and a great-great niece; other loving family; special family friends, Julie Cline and Cindy Sanders; a daughter, Jennifer Arrington Lay of Arizona; and two grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by a brother, Michael Scott Doss.

Graveside services will be 2:00 PM Monday, November 15, 2021, at Greenhaven Memorial Gardens in Woodruff, SC conducted by Mr. Estevan Gutierrez. The visitation will be after the service at Lucas Avenue Baptist Church in Laurens.

The family will be at the 822 Ranch Road, Laurens, SC.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Donald Doss Funeral Fund, c/o The Kennedy Mortuary, PO Box 282, Laurens, SC 29360.

Condolences can be expressed to the family at www.thekennedymortuary.com.

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I will miss our banter and laughter. Pam, nothing I can say will ease your pain, but I will be with you every step of the way.

VickiTaylor Nov 29 2021 9:10 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Donald Doss, Jr.

Samantha Lee Nov 16 2021 11:09 AM

So sorry for your loss. Prayers for family and friends.

Betty Ann Spires Nov 15 2021 5:15 AM

Don you will be truly missed😇 you were the best thing that ever happened to Pam, A gift from God!! I love you bro 😎 😢and know you will be waiting patiently until she comes ❤️❤️Valerie Butler-Jones

Valerie Butler-Jones Nov 14 2021 7:22 PM

Pam, just got your message and so sorry to hear of Dons death!
Your faith and good precious memories of your life together will carry you through this loss.

Paul and Judy O’Neal Nov 14 2021 12:19 PM

My love and prayers to all/Aileen Ashworth/friend of Linda Brown

Aileen ashworth Nov 13 2021 5:16 PM

So sorry for the loss of your loving and kind husband . He was such a nice person.

Loretta Shipman Nov 12 2021 9:18 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Donald Doss, Jr.

Kim Lawson Nov 12 2021 4:55 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Donald Doss, Jr.

Susan Biddle Nov 12 2021 4:29 PM

Pam and family, I sure wish we could be there but I can't leave MaMa. Your family is in our thoughts and prayers, and although we didn't know Don, he had to be a good man to have a wife as sweet as you.

Love you,
Donnis Quinn

Donnis Quinn Nov 12 2021 12:54 PM

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