OBITUARY: William Hosse


William P. Hosse, age 91 of Smyrna, died Wednesday, November 14, 2018 at the Waterford in Smyrna. He was a native of Nashville and a son of the late Alfred William Hosse, Jr. and Katherine Bozza Hosse. He was also preceded in death by his wife Jean White Hosse.

Survivors include sons, William Ronald Hosse and wife Deborah of Gallatin, Danny Eugene Hosse and wife Sandy, Michael Wayne Hosse and wife Cindy, and Stephen Craig Hosse and wife Tina, all of Murfreesboro; twelve grandchildren; twenty-four great grandchildren; and a host of other loving family and friends.

Mr. Hosse was a member of Stones River Baptist Church and a US Navy Veteran who served in the Philippines during WWII. He was a 1963 graduate of MTSU and retired from Oakland High School in 1990.

Visitation will be 2:00 until 6:00 p.m. Sunday at Woodfin Memorial Chapel, Murfreesboro. Graveside services with military honors will be 11:00 a.m. Monday at Springhill Memorial Gardens, Nashville.

An online guestbook is available for the Hosse family at