October 24, 1934 ~ May 29, 2005
Born in: Wetumpka, Alabama,
Resided in: Candler, NC
Nathan James “Jim” Goss, 70, of 111 Davis Chapel Church Road, Candler, died Sunday, May 29, 2005, at his home. Mr. Goss was born in Wetumpka, AL and was a son of the late Benjamin and Lula Harrison Goss. He was preceded in death by a son, John E. McElrath. He was the former owner of Quality Upholstery at 109 Broadway in Asheville and was a member of Reeves Chapel United Methodist Church. He is survived by his wife of 27 years, Ann McElrath Goss; one daughter Kathy Ballard and her husband Terry of Asheville; one son Steve Hendrix and his wife Debbie of Castle Hayne, NC; two sisters, Runell Nelson of Prattville, AL and Sara Glenn and her husband Orville of Iuka, MI; and one brother Robert Goss and his wife Joan of Dothan, AL. A memorial service will be at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday at Montmorenci United Methodist Church with the Rev. Dan Lyons officiating. His family will receive friends at the church one hour prior to the service and request that memorials be made to the John E. McElrath Memorial Scholarship Fund at any branch of the Bank of Asheville.