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Obituary of William L. “Billy” Koss


William L. “Billy” Koss, the son of Melvin L. Koss and Shirley E. (Miller) Koss was born July 18, 1958 at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Lincoln, NE and passed away on January 18, 2017 at the family farm, rural Hubbell, NE at the age of 58 years, and 6 months.
Billy grew up in the Hubbell community, attending the Hubbell/Chester Schools, graduating from Chester/Hubbell High School and attended community college in Hastings, NE. Following his graduation, he worked for Burlington Northern Railroad for some years. Later he began farming with his Dad and they also operated a Custom Weed Wiping Service that they owned and operated for 29 years. Billy loved his family. He also enjoyed working on, and spinning the wheels of fast cars and trucks. He liked buying selling and trading them too, some even called him Mr. Haney.
He was united in marriage to Julie Burton Turan and to this union was born Mathew Dillon LeRoy Koss. Billy married Jules Earhart and they resided in Reynolds, NE.
Billy was a member of the St. John Lutheran/Zion Lutheran Church and the Hubbell Lions Club.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Melvin and Shirley Koss, grandparents: Wesley Koss, Sylvia Koss Reynolds, Herb Reynolds ; Clyde and Lottie Miller and his Mother-in-law, Mary Earhart.
Billy is survived by one son Mathew Koss and his fiancé Caelee Coyle of Hubbell, NE; Three grandchildren: Wesley, Ryan and Bailey; three brothers, Greg (Bobbi) Koss of Madison, NE and their children: Andrew Koss, Jeff Koss and Mike Holdorf; Jody (Heidi) Koss of Chester, NE and their children: Levi, Erin, Taylor, and Zachary; Steve (Joanna) Vanderslice of Bellevue, NE and their children: Selena, Ben, Josh, Valerie, Jacob, and Sam & Sarah; other relatives and many friends.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM Saturday, January 21, 2017 at the Zion Lutheran Church, Hubbell, NE with Pastor Christopher Gerdes, officiating.
Cremation will follow the services and family inurnment will be held at a later date.
Friends may call from 1 PM until 8 PM on Friday at the Bachelor-Surber Funeral Home, Belleville, KS where the family will greet friends from 6PM until 8 PM on Friday.
Memorials are suggested to family choice and online condolences at www.bachelor-surber.com
Bachelor-Surber Funeral Home, Belleville, KS is in charge of the arrangements.

   
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