Herbert Conway Ross of Millsboro, DE, formerly a 40 year resident of Westville, NJ on August 1, 2012. Age 87 years.
A fun guy to be around, Herb was an outgoing guy who made friends easily.
Born in Jacksonville, FL and raised in Coalmont, TN, Herb served proudly in the US Navy from 1942-1946. Prior to retirement, he was employed as an electrician with Texaco for 30 years. He served as president of the AFL-CIO Local 638, was a board member of The Gloucester County Vocational School and The United Way. Herb enjoyed traveling, spending winters in Arizona and Florida, fishing and golfing.
He is the son of the late Herbert and Louise (Dykes) Ross; special companion of Helen Snodgrass, beloved husband of the late Virginia C. (Bartl); devoted father of Patricia (Steve) Lesniowski, Susan (John) Draus, Nancy (Rob) Miller, Gail Ross and Laura Ross; loving grandfather of Stephen Lesniowski, Becky (Marc) Scambia, Tracy (Mark) Flitcraft, Robert W. Miller, Jr., Miah (Ben) Cooke, William Sampson and Lara Kerr and the late Mark Robert Lesniowski and Alex Ross Kerr and great-grandfather of Marc Scambia, Selena Spezio, Michael Scambia, Madison Scambia, Ethan Cooke and Dylan Cooke; dear brother of Norma Price, John Carroll Ross, Beverly Ann Brazelton, Eugene Ross, Rudy Ross, Judy (Jim) Miller and the late Pup Ross, Joe Ross and brother-in law of Gertrude Paul and the late Faye Cochran; special uncle to many nieces and nephews.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend his viewing 5 PM and Farewell Ceremony 7PM Sunday in the McGuinness Funeral Home, 34 Hunter St., Woodbury. Viewing 9 AM and funeral service 11am Wednesday in Watson-North Funeral Home, 405 Sharp Springs Rd., Winchester, TN 37398. Interment Coalmont Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to: Coalmont United Methodist Church, TN—56 & Fremont Rd., Coalmont, TN 37313.
Watson-North Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.