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WALTER GOSS Walter Goss, a former resident of southern California and Mesquite, passed away July 26, 2012. He was born in San Bernardino, Calif., July 21, 1928. A native of California, Walter joined the U.S. Navy sub and electronics school in 1946, graduating second in a class of 200. He went on to join the U.S. Army as master sergeant, leading the fifth regimental combat team in Korea and as a specialist in radar maintenance. Awarded a regular U.S. Army warrant officer commission in 1952, he resigned in 1954. After serving in the military, his skills led him to Paramount Studios in maintenance, production mixing, and eventually the Warner Bros. studios as a dubbing mixer with such films as "The Cardinal," "In Harms Way," "In the Heat Of the Night" (Academy award for production sound), "The Thomas Crown Affair," "The Deep" (Academy award for post production sound), "Mission Impossible" (TV series), "Mannix," "Gunsmoke," and "The Dukes of Hazzard" (Golden Reel award for sound mixing in 1980). He was preceded in death by daughter, Ruthanne, who passed away in 2009. He is survived by his wife, Marion; sons, Mike, Dan and Pat; and granddaughter, Rita. No services are scheduled.

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