Herman Doss

Obituary of Herman Anderson Doss

Herman Anderson Doss, 89, of Deerfield Ridge Assistant Living, Boone, NC passed away on January 11, 2022. He was preceded in death by his wife of 63 years, Betty Combs Doss. Herman is survived by his two children, Rhonda Russell (Ray) of Boone, NC and Andy Doss of Henderson, TN. He was a proud Papa to five grandchildren: Leah, Laura, Drew, Derek and Paige and five great-grandchildren: Amelia, Russell, Sloane, Josephine and Patrick. He is also survived by his sister, Grace Myers, his brothers, Cecil Doss (Patsy) and Daniel Doss (Nancy). Herman was born and raised in Roanoke, VA along with his 10 siblings. At the age of 16, Herman joined the U.S. Air Force which led to his involvement in the Korean War, recruiting and training new troops. He retired in 1969 after 20 years. Herman then pursued his love for Christ and people by serving 30 years as a minister for Churches of Christ in Southwest Virginia and North Carolina. A celebration of Herman's life will take place in the Spring at West Side Church of Christ in Salem, VA. Online condolences may be shared with the Doss family at www.austinandbarnesfuneralhome.com Austin & Barnes Funeral Home & Crematory is serving the Doss family.
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