Richard Dennis “Dick” Goss, 66, of Kansas City, Missouri, passed away at 9:45 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, at North Kansas City Hospital, North Care Hospice House, North Kansas City, Missouri.
Richard was born on Feb. 23, 1948, in McPherson, a son of the Virginia Lee (Roseberry) and William H. Goss.
Dick attended Lincoln Elementary School, McPherson Park School and graduated from McPherson High School, all of McPherson. He then attended McPherson College and later University of Maryland while in the Army.
 He was a member of Freemount Lutheran Church of Lindsborg.
He served in the U.S. Army as a sergeant in the Vietnam War.
Dick worked at Swick-Guth and NCRA, both of McPherson, Northwest Motor Welding of Anaheim, California, Hays Mack, Hays, and was a Sales Consultant for Westfall GMC of Kansas City, Missouri.
Dick was a former member of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 2715 of McPherson and later a member in Greenville, Mississippi.  Dick enjoyed reading and volunteer work. He taught Sunday school in the different churches through the years. He also loved food, always wanting to go and try different restaurants, and looked up new recipes that he could try.
 On July 22, 1978, Richard D. Goss was united in marriage to Dianna Lynn Roush at New Gottland Lutheran Church, in rural McPherson.
 He is survived by his wife, Dianna Lynn Goss, of Kansas City, Missouri; his children Jeffrey Goss, of Canton, Ohio, Angel Peterson, of Alliance, Ohio, Chris Goss, of Kansas City, Missouri,  Nick Goss, of Olathe; Siblings, Rodney Goss, of Pueblo, Colorado, Randy and wife Kay Goss, of McPherson, David Goss, of McPherson; his eight grandchildren, Devin and Breanna Peterson, Cody Seibert, Kaylee Ruiz, Lyric and Jada Goss, Quinn, Aierona, Aiden and Presley Goss
 He was preceded in death by his parents.
 Memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014, at Freemount Lutheran Church, Lindsborg, with Reverend James A. Harrison officiating.
The final resting place will be at McPherson Cemetery, McPherson.
Family request donations to American Cancer Society, and they can be sent in care of Glidden-Ediger Funeral Home, 222 W. Euclid St., McPherson, KS 67460.