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1945 Donald 2018

Donald Ray Ross

February 10, 1945 — April 19, 2018

Donald Ross, 73 years, of Stearns, Kentucky died April 19, 2018 at the Jean Waddle Care Center in Somerset, Kentucky.

He was born in McCreary County, Kentucky on February 10, 1945 the son of the late Oscar and Edith Davis Ross.  He worked as a  mechanic for the railroad. Donald enjoyed exploring the many backroads, watching for deer and squirrels, he took pride in and loved working in his yard.

His parents; his wife, Melvia (Godsey) Ross; brothers, Jack Ross, Newman Ross, Gene “Boscoe” Ross and Bill Ross, sisters, Caroline Godsey, Shirley Hatfield, Helen Holt and Wilma Sue Thompson precede him in death.

Survivors include his sons: Gene Ross and wife Veronica of Richmond, Kentucky and Kenneth and wife Betty Ross of Chicago, IL., daughters: Sheila Terry of Whitley City, Kentucky and Kathern and husband Euell Owens of Parkers Lake, Kentucky, 8 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.

Services will be held in the Chapel of McCreary County Funeral Home on Saturday, April 21, 2018 with visitation beginning at 11:00 am until time for funeral services at 1:00 pm.

McCreary County Funeral Home entrusted with the services for Donald Ray Ross.

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Saturday, April 21, 2018

11:00am - 1:00 pm (Eastern time)


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