In memory of
Daniel E. "Danny" Hossley
In memory of
Daniel E. "Danny" Hossley
HOSSLEY, Daniel "Danny" E. A requiem mass for Daniel "Danny" Earl Hossley, 77, of Hideaway, TX will be held on Monday, February 10, 2020, at 10:00 a.m. at the Chapel of Saints Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Tyler with Father Matthew Stehling officiating. Burial will follow at 3:30 p.m. at Calvary Hill Cemetery in Dallas under the direction of Stewart Family Funeral Home. Danny passed away Tuesday, February 4, 2020, in Tyler. He was born March 5, 1942 in Vicksburg, Mississippi to Earl and Elsie Tucker Hossley. Danny graduated with a Bachelor of Science from Mississippi State University (MSU) College of Business in 1965. He began his career with the U.S. Steel Corporation in Birmingham, AL, followed by Westinghouse Electric Lighting Division, in Vicksburg, MS. In 1977, Danny left Westinghouse and founded Hossley Lighting Associates (HLA) in Dallas, TX. In 2000, he and wife Ann McClain Hossley, rewarded their employees with the ownership of HLA, and the company's legacy continues today as one of the country's largest independent lighting sales organizations. Danny led a grassroots effort, founding East Texas Alumni Chapter of the MSU Alumni Association. For his accomplishments, Danny received the Alumni Association's 2007 Distinguished Service Award and on Friday, February 7, 2020, Danny was awarded the University's National Alumnus of the Year. Danny was preceded in death by his daughter Katherine Elizabeth Hossley, his parents Earl S. and Elsie Jane T. Hossley of Vicksburg, MS and two brothers Harry B. and Albert T. Hossley, Sr. He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Elizabeth Ann McClain Hossley, his two sons, Allen Hossley (Jill) of Tyler, TX. and John Paul Hossley (Erin) of Dallas, TX.; his daughter, Kristie Elaine H. King (Eric) of Draper, UT.; his six grandchildren, Lexi, Kaitlin and Hayden Hossley and McClain, Avery and Davis King; two brothers and five sisters. A rosary will begin at 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, February 9, 2020, and visitation until 5:00, at Stewart Family Funeral Home, 7525 Old Jacksonville Highway in Tyler. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, PO Box 50 Memphis, TN. 38101-9929, Mississippi State University; the Danny Hossley Memorial Annual Scholarship, online at www.msufoundation.com or by mail to the MSU Foundation Inc. P. O. Box 6149, Mississippi State, MS 39762 or Holy Family Catholic Church Building Fund, 16314 FM 849, Lindale, TX 75771 or the charity of your choice.
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Stewart Family Funeral Home - Tyler
7525 Old Jacksonville Highway
Tyler, TX 75703
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In memory of
Daniel E. "Danny" Hossley
HOSSLEY, Daniel "Danny" E. A requiem mass for Daniel "Danny" Earl Hossley, 77, of Hideaway, TX will be held on Monday, February 10, 2020, at 10:00 a.m. at the Chapel of Saints Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Tyler with Father Matthew Stehling officiating. Burial will follow at 3:30 p.m. at Calvary Hill Cemetery in Dallas under the direction of Stewart Family Funeral Home. Danny passed away Tuesday, February 4, 2020, in Tyler. He was born March 5, 1942 in Vicksburg, Mississippi to Earl and Elsie Tucker Hossley. Danny graduated with a Bachelor of Science from Mississippi State University (MSU) College of Business in 1965. He began his career with the U.S. Steel Corporation in Birmingham, AL, followed by Westinghouse Electric Lighting Division, in Vicksburg, MS. In 1977, Danny left Westinghouse and founded Hossley Lighting Associates (HLA) in Dallas, TX. In 2000, he and wife Ann McClain Hossley, rewarded their employees with the ownership of HLA, and the company's legacy continues today as one of the country's largest independent lighting sales organizations. Danny led a grassroots effort, founding East Texas Alumni Chapter of the MSU Alumni Association. For his accomplishments, Danny received the Alumni Association's 2007 Distinguished Service Award and on Friday, February 7, 2020, Danny was awarded the University's National Alumnus of the Year. Danny was preceded in death by his daughter Katherine Elizabeth Hossley, his parents Earl S. and Elsie Jane T. Hossley of Vicksburg, MS and two brothers Harry B. and Albert T. Hossley, Sr. He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Elizabeth Ann McClain Hossley, his two sons, Allen Hossley (Jill) of Tyler, TX. and John Paul Hossley (Erin) of Dallas, TX.; his daughter, Kristie Elaine H. King (Eric) of Draper, UT.; his six grandchildren, Lexi, Kaitlin and Hayden Hossley and McClain, Avery and Davis King; two brothers and five sisters. A rosary will begin at 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, February 9, 2020, and visitation until 5:00, at Stewart Family Funeral Home, 7525 Old Jacksonville Highway in Tyler. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, PO Box 50 Memphis, TN. 38101-9929, Mississippi State University; the Danny Hossley Memorial Annual Scholarship, online at www.msufoundation.com or by mail to the MSU Foundation Inc. P. O. Box 6149, Mississippi State, MS 39762 or Holy Family Catholic Church Building Fund, 16314 FM 849, Lindale, TX 75771 or the charity of your choice.
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7525 Old Jacksonville Highway
Tyler, TX 75703
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