Thursday, February 16th, 2012
James Edward Ross, 72, Celina, died at 9:40 a.m. Feb. 14, 2012, at his residence.
He was born Dec. 12, 1939, in Coldwater, to Franklin and Margaret Orr Ross. On Aug. 5, 1959, he married Brenda Gibson, who survives in Celina.
Also surviving are three children, Robert Ross, Celina, John Ross, Celina, and Catherine (Dave) King, Celina; three siblings, Richard (Karen) Ross, Wabash, Frank Ross, Celina, and Virginia (Bill) Brown, St. Marys; 10 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.
He was employed by Tom Slusher and had retired in 2002 from Telecommunications.
He served with the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War and was a life member of Celina VFW, a member of the Celina American Legion and the Grand Lake Eagles Aerie.
He was a member of Lighthouse Fellowship Church, Celina.
Services are 11 a.m. Saturday at Lehman-Hogenkamp-Dzendzel Funeral Home, Celina, the Rev. Tony Richmond officiating. Military honors will be held following the service.
Calling is one hour before service at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to the church.
Condolences may be left at LHDfuneralhome.net.