December 15, 2013

John Ross

John Ross, 84, of Rocky Face, passed away Saturday, Dec. 14, 2013, at his residence.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Dewey and Maggie Ross; brothers, J.D., Gerald and Sanford Ross; sisters, Lillian Rogers and Velda Hall; daughter, Brenda Ross; son-in-law, Dr. Tobias Dirks Jr.

He was a member of Dogwood Valley Baptist Church.

He is survived by his wife, Shirley Ross; daughter, Judy Dirks of Rocky Face; son, Ronald Ross of Rocky Face; sister, Freida Harden of Waynesville, N.C.; brother, Cecil Ross of Waynesville; two grandchildren, Brian and Summer Robinson; nieces and nephews.

The funeral to honor the life of John Ross will be Tuesday at 2 p.m. at the Westside Chapel of Julian Peeples Funeral Home with the Rev. Roy Gentry officiating.

Burial will be in Dogwood Valley Cemetery.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home today from 6 to 8 p.m.

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Funeral arrangements are by Julian Peeples Funeral Home, Westside Chapel, Rocky Face. For more information, call (706) 272-9777.       


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