Mr. Oatis Richard Gossett, age 42, of Newport, passed away
Sunday, October 27, 2013, at his home.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents Rodrick and
Martha Gossett and Ray and Francis Newman, great-grandfather Ottis Morefield,
aunt Tootie Dockery and uncles Tom, Bruce, and Bill Newman.
He is survived by his son Oatis ‘Richie’ Gossett II of the
home, daughter Brittany Gossett of Morristown, father Frank (Lisa) Gossett of
Newport, mother Lucille Newman of Newport, brothers Bobby and Johnathon Gossett
and sister Martha Styles, all of Newport.
Additional survivors include uncles Dennis (Amanda) Gossett,
Jim (Kathy) Gossett, and Steve (Gail) Gossett, all of Newport, Dave, Sonny, and
Albert Newman, all of Morristown, aunt Mattie Reed of Morristown, nephews Scott
Brown of Newport and Austin Rodgers of Morristown, nieces Tonya (Jeremy)
Luellen, Sonya and Addyson Styles, all of Newport, and a host of cousins and
A graveside service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday,
October 30, 2013, at the Gossett Family Cemetery with Pastor Johnny Hayes
officiating. The family will receive friends from 11:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m.
Wednesday at Costner-Maloy Funeral Home.
Arrangements by Costner-Maloy