Brock Earl GossettFayetteville, AR, 1984 - 2021
Brock Earl Gossett of Fayetteville, Ark., took 39 trips around the sun before his untimely death on Saturday, October 2, 2021, at Washington Regional Medical Center. He was born on July 2, 1984 in Piggott, Ark., to Joan and Darrell Gossett.
Brock married the love of his life, Andrew Baker, in Old Joe, Ark., surrounded by loving friends and Andrew's family on August 7, 2021. It was indeed the happiest day of Brock's life.
Brock was a steadfast contributor to his community and maintained full-time employment since his graduation from the University of Arkansas. Brock worked in order to maintain a lifestyle that included good food, great style, meaningful music, and constant gardening. He loved nothing more than cooking for friends, listening to NPR, and laughing until he cried.
Brock believed in the inherent goodness of animals and how their companionship could brighten and bring meaning to life. His love for his animals and for others in need was a clear example of his heart and character. He shared this compassion and inclusivity without reserve
for all living things.
Brock is survived by: his husband, Andrew Baker of Fayetteville, Ark.; siblings, Lorre Gossett Gookin (Gary) of Jonesboro, Ark., Justin Gossett (Regina) of Pollard, Ark., nieces and nephews, Erica Gookin Collins (Chris), Emma Gookin Mason (Taylor), Riley Jo Gossett, Alex
Gookin, Brent Gossett; great-nephews, Kinsler, Kolby snd Keaton Collins, Liam and Cameron Mason; cherished companion animals, Darby, Cullen, Tucker, Keiko; and many loving aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.
Brock was preceded in death by his grandparents, Loyd Earl Gossett, Bob and Wanda Brent, and Odell and Jessalie Toombs; as well as his beloved Doberman, Arthur.
Brock's wishes for memorial donations are to Fayetteville Animal Shelter where he adopted Darby. https://www.fayetteville-ar.gov/550/Donations
And to the Animal League of Washington County where he served on the Board of Directors for many years. https://animalleagueofwashingtoncounty.org/brock-gossett.../
Cremation arrangements by Beard's Funeral Chapel. Condolences at www.beardsfuneralchapel.com
Published October 14, 2021
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Beards Funeral Chapel
855 S. Happy Hollow Road, Fayetteville, AR