Kenneth W. "Hoss" Hartmann, 47, of Big Spring died Friday, April 13, 2012, in a Grapevine hospital. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, April 18, 2012, at the Nalley-Pickle & Welch Rosewood Chapel with Johnny Cockerham officiating. Interment will follow at Mount Olive Memorial Park.
The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. until 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 17, 2012, at the funeral home.
He was born Sept. 21, 1964, in Big Spring, Texas. Hoss was a lifelong resident of Big Spring and attended Big Spring schools. He worked in the landscape business and was also a shade tree mechanic.
Survivors include three brothers, Emmett Hartmann Jr., David Hartmann and Daniel Hartmann, all of Big Spring; six sisters, Geraldine Douglas and husband Ben of Big Spring, Jeanette Knappe and husband Tommy and Cody Mayfield and husband Mike, all of of Denton, Lisa Gilmore and husband Don of San Angelo, Betty Spence and husband Ralph of Deptford, N.J. and Ethel Hartmann of Lusk, Wyo.; numerous nieces and nephews; and his dog, Gretchen.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Emmett and Irene Hartmann; and a sister, Patricia Hartmann.
Arrangements are under the direction of Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory of Big Spring. Online condolences can be made at: www.npwelch.com