September 3, 1935 ~ February 9, 2022

Born in: Leicester, NC
Resided in: Leicester, NC

Carl James Gossett, 86, passed away on Wednesday, February 9, 2022.

A Leicester native, Carl was the son of the late France and Blanche Teague Gossett. He was also preceded in death by his wife, JoAnn Brown Gossett; son, Roger Gossett; and brother, Wayne Gossett.

Mr. Gossett proudly served his country in the U.S. Army. He later worked with Bell South (later AT&T) for 55 years, retiring at the age of 77. Carl loved his family and loved mowing lawns. He was a member of Beulah Baptist Church

He is survived by his son, Stacy Gossett (Vickie); sisters, Elizabeth Wells and Lulabelle Gossett; grandchildren, Jansen (Samantha), MiChaela (Jacob), Jessica (Kyle) and Tyler (Taylor); and great-grandchildren, Ledger, Reese, Luke and Levi.

The funeral service for Mr. Gossett will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, February 13, at Beulah Baptist Church. Pastors Ricky Wolfe and Chad Ellege will officiate. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

His family will receive friends for one hour prior to the service at the church.

The family wishes to express their thanks to the staffs of Aston Park Health Care Center and of Four Seasons Hospice for the care and compassion they showed to Mr. Gossett.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Beulah Baptist Church Building Fund, 929 N. Turkey Creek Rd., Leicester, NC 28748.


Visitation: February 13, 2022 2:00 pm

Beulah Baptist Church
North Turkey Creek Road
Leicester, NC 28748

Funeral Service: February 13, 2022 3:00 pm

Beulah Baptist Church
North Turkey Creek Road
Leicester, NC 28748

Burial: February 13, 2022 4:00 pm

Beulah Baptist Church Cemetery
North Turkey Creek Road
Leicester, NC 28748

Funeral Home Assisting The Family:

Groce Funeral Home - Patton Ave.
1401 Patton Ave.
Asheville, NC 28806


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  1. Stacy & family,
    Just read about your father. You have our sympathy. It is hard to lose a parent. Cherish your memories. We lost Earl Clark last May & it seems like it was just yesterday. Again our condolences.

  2. Stacy Vickie, and Family, We are so sorry for your loss but rejoice in knowing that Carl is no longer suffering and he has made it home where he has a new glorified body that will never know pain. We are praying for you and your family during this difficult time.
    Love and prayers
    David and Shelia Warren

  3. The Gossett family. So sorry for your loss. I have known Carl since I went to work at Western Electric in 1966. Carl was a fine fellow who always treated me with the utmost respect. Praying for your family.

  4. Carl’s family, So sorry to hear that Carl has passed. I worked with him for 50 years or more at Western Electric and Six R communications. What a great man and friend he was. Talked to him on the phone about a week ago.God Bless each of you.

  5. We join in your sorrow but in the love of our Lord and Savior. Carl’s sister, Elizabeth, is a lifelong member of Sunrise. Our hearts and prayers are for the family and friends of this fine man. Carl, we know is with Christ.

  6. Family of Carl Gossett,
    Your family is in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. This is a call we all will receive one day. Just know he is resting in a much better world. Cherish the happy memories. Our love and prayers.


  8. Stacy, Vickie and Family, My prayers for the family and Carl will be greatly missed his memories will live on forever. He is once again reunited with the love of his life, Joann. He touched everyone’s life that he met.


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