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Ross Baptist
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Birth: Aug. 9, 1920
Durant
Bryan County
Oklahoma, USA
Death: Aug. 7, 2012
Colorado Springs
El Paso County
Colorado, USA

Ross Baptist, a Colorado Springs resident for 42 years, passed away August 7, 2012. He was a teacher.

Ross was born on August 9, 1920 in Durant, Oklahoma to Robert B. and Ethel A. (Tapscott) Baptist. He married Bonnie Jean Wilsey on September 1, 1946 in Evansville, Indiana. He served his country in the United States Army during World War II and earned a Bronze Star for distinguished service.

He enjoyed carpentry, wood-working, nature, hiking, Bible study, and gardening. But most of all he truly loved his family.

Ross is survived by his sons: Robert (wife Pamela) Baptist and Ron (wife Beverly) Baptist; and four grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, and an infant son, Robert.

A memorial service will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, August 18, 2012 at Seventh-day Adventist Church, 3180 East Main Street, Canon City, CO 81212. 
 
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 Parents:
  Robert Benjamin Baptist (1884 - 1943)
  Ethel Ann Tapscott Baptist (1892 - 1973)
 
 Spouse:
  Bonnie Jean Wilsey Baptist (1926 - 2012)
 
 Siblings:
  Frank Robert Baptist (1916 - 1998)*
  Ora May Baptist Hilliard (1917 - 1988)*
  Ross Baptist (1920 - 2012)
  Marion Lee Baptist (1922 - 2010)*
  Ina Marie Baptist Coma (1926 - 2006)*
  Roberta Jane Baptist Rascon (1928 - 1978)*
  Nelle Kathleen Baptist Hatcher (1930 - 1999)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Cremated, Location of ashes is unknown.
 
Created by: PrairiePhoenix
Record added: Oct 02, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 98186937
Ross Baptist
Added by: PrairiePhoenix
 
 
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for my uncle Ross
- PrairiePhoenix
 Added: Oct. 2, 2012
 
 
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