Joe Frank Doss

April 16, 1933March 23, 2020

Private graveside services for Joe Frank Doss, 86, of Wells, will be held on Wednesday, March 25, 2020 in the Mt. Hope Cemetery in Wells, with Reverend Michael Harris officiating. A memorial service will be held at a later date.

Angels came and took Joe to be with his Heavenly Father at 1:30 a.m. Monday, March 23, 2020. Joe was born April 16, 1933 to Billie and Mazie Cravens Doss in Wells, Texas.

Joe graduated from Wells ISD and served in the United States Army during the Korean Conflict. He was a truck driver and loved every mile he drove.

After he retired, he enjoyed going into Wells every day checking on the cows, sitting and watching all the trucks and cars go by, and talking to old friends.

Survivors include his wife of 56-1/2 years, Ida Ruth Doss; son and daughter-in-law, Corbitt and Amanda Doss; daughter and son-in-law, Alyson and Keith Dixon; granddaughter, Dulcie Schasteen; grandsons, Justin Dixon and Damien Blackburn; and great-granddaughter, Moxie Schasteen.

Joe was preceded in death by his son Jason on March 2, 1992; and by his Mom and Dad.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Joe’s memory may be made to Falvey Memorial United Methodist Church, 102 Rusk Avenue, Wells, TX 75976; or your favorite charity.

Services have been placed in the trust of Gipson Funeral Home.


  • Ida Ruth Doss, Wife of 56-1/2 Years
  • Corbitt and Amanda Doss, Son and Daughter-in-Law
  • Alyson and Keith Dixon, Daughter and Son-in-Law
  • Dulcie Schasteen, Granddaughter
  • Justin Dixon, Grandson
  • Damien Blackburn, Grandson
  • Moxie Schasteen, Great-Granddaughter
  • Joe was preceded in death by his son Jason on March 2, 1992; and by his Mom and Dad, Billie and Mazie Cravens Doss.


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Bobby Williams

March 26, 2020

I use drive a truck for Walmart before retirement I always would wave at him sitting in his pickup when i come though n honk my horn enjoyed waving at him my condolences to his family

Sonya Thompson Ross

March 25, 2020

I would go visit my dad at his garage and Mr Doss would be there . He always greeted me with a bright smile and a warm hug. My prayers and condolences go out to the Doss family

diann edwards

March 25, 2020

I have been friends with Joe since I was 17 years old and when I would get to go somewhere I always look for him sitting in his truck somewhere in Wells,fly high my friend and say hello to Dot for me, we all will miss you Joe.My prayers go out to the family,God bless you all.

Michelle Williamson

March 25, 2020

I will miss your sweet smile and waves going through town.

Alea Clemons

March 25, 2020

Joe enjoyed coming to my Granny's and my mother's cafe when he was a teenager. He was a friend to all. He was a nice man and he will be missed by family and friends. Goodbye my long time friend!