James Franklin Gossett, 91, of Capron, Ill., died peacefully in his home on Tuesday, (Oct. 30, 2012). Born Aug. 19, 1921, in Watertown, Ohio, son of Henry F. and Mary E. (Hutzel) Gossett. Married Ann Spasojevich on Nov. 2, 1946, in Beverly, Ohio. He served in the US Army from August 1942 to Feb. 1946 during WWII in the Army anti-aircraft 379 Battalion automatic weapons Battery D. He worked for Arlington Heights Park District as a maintenance engineer for over 15 years. He was a former Mason and Moose member. His hobby was his game bird hobby farm.