Jody J. Bloss was born in Carson City, Michigan on January 8, 1969, to Alvin and Laureen Bloss. He was a 1987 graduate of Ithaca High School. Jody faithfully served his country in the United States Marine Corps. He later worked at Bandit Industries in Remus and lived most of his life in the Ithaca area. He died on September 5, 2013, as a result of a motorcycle accident. He left behind his parents, three sons and several family members. Jody is buried in the Ithaca City Cemetery. Jody J. Bloss is one of many Gratiot County men and women who served their county, their state and their country.