Gerome V.  Bosse, age 81, of Poplar Bluff, Mo., passed Sunday May 12, 2013, at his home. 

Mr. Bosse was born April 8, 1932 in Madawaska, Maine to the late Earnest and Lilian (Delion) Bosse.  He served in the United States Air Force.  He enjoyed fishing, reading and his dog, Butter.

On December 10, 1987, he married Linda O. (Foust) Bosse.  She survives.

He is also survived by his children, Jim Champion, Henry L. Hiles, Jr., George E. Hiles, and Donald L. Hiles; a sister-in-law, Gretta White; thirteen grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

Visitation will begin at 7 p.m., Tuesday, May 14, 2013 at Fowler-Sullivan Funeral Home, 844 Cedar Street, Poplar Bluff, Mo.  Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 15, 2013,  in the chapel, with Chaplain Bill Orr officiating.  Burial held in the  Black Creek Cemetery with full Military Honors.