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 Burl Ross

Burl Ross

Taylor County, West Virginia, USA
Death 2 Nov 2012 (aged 94)
Fosterville, Boone County, West Virginia, USA
Burial Simpson, Taylor County, West Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 100117951 · View Source
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Burl Ross, of Fosterville, W.Va., went home to be with the Lord on Friday, November 2, 2012.

Burl was born December 31, 1917, in Newlon W.Va., the youngest of the 14 children of William Francis Ross and Mary Louise Martin Ross, all deceased. He was married for 54 years to Ruth May Sheets Ross, also deceased.

Burl was a veteran of the US Army in WWII and served in the Air National Guard and Naval Air Reserve and was graduated valedictorian of Piedmont School of Aeronautics in 1970. He was the Store Manager of Standard Supply Company Store in Montcoal, W.Va., for over 30 years. He was a member of the Sylvester Baptist Church, Sylvester, W.Va.

Burl is survived by his only child Paula Maxson (Stephen) of Fosterville, W.Va.; grandchildren, Julie and Dina Sharps, Angie Russell, Thumper Maxson, Dawn Mayle; great-grandchildren, Melia, Samuel, Maureen, BJ, Samantha; and great-great grandchild Savannah. He was blessed with extended family and the support of Thea Bowling, Tina Flint, Barb Michael, Dwight Bowne family, Leslie Davis, Brenda Buzzard, and hospice staff members Sallie, Rhonda, and Libby.

Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Monday November 5, 2012, in the Sylvester Baptist Church, Sylvester, W.Va. with Pastor David Minturn officiating. Graveside interment will follow 11 a.m. Tuesday in the Simpson Cemetery at Simpson, W.Va.

A visitation will be 2 hours before the service at the church.

Armstrong Funeral Home is entrusted with arrangements.

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  • Created by: Rosa Nutt
  • Added: 3 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100117951
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Burl Ross (31 Dec 1917–2 Nov 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100117951, citing Union Baptist Church Cemetery, Simpson, Taylor County, West Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Rosa Nutt (contributor 47824688) .