Donald Ray Ross

Born: Thu., Dec. 22, 1927
Died: Wed., Dec. 10, 2014


1:00 PM to 2:00 PM, Sun., Dec. 14, 2014
Location: Heyl Funeral Home

Funeral Service

2:15 PM Sun., Dec. 14, 2014
Location: Heyl Funeral Home

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Donald Ray Ross, age 86 of Ashland, OH., passed away Wednesday, December 10, 2014 at Hospice House of North Central Ohio. On December 22, 1927 in Pennsylvania Mr. Ross was born to the late Earl and Winni Ross. He had been employed at General Motors, and a member of Ashland Masonic Lodge #151, Royal Arch Masons Chapter 207, Ashland Council 128, Commandery, the Ashland Shrine Club, and the First Christian Church. Mr. Ross served during the Korean War with the Naval Reserve. On June 3, 1950 Mr. Ross married Nancy Jean Parmelee who preceded him in death October 14, 2000. He is survived by his special friend, Norma McVey of Ashland; one brother-in-law, Frank Parmelee; one sister-in-law, Alice Goodall; and friend, Bill Harvey. Services will be held 2:15 PM Sunday, December 14, 2014 at Heyl Funeral Home, 227 Broad St., Ashland, OH., with Pastor David Zerby officiating. Interment will be at Greenlawn Cemetery in Akron on Monday. A Masonic Service will be conducted Sunday afternoon 2:00 PM at the funeral home. Friends may visit with the family Sunday from 1:00 until 2:00 PM at the funeral home. The family suggests memorial contributions may be made to the Ashland Shrine Club, P.O. Box 182, Ashland, OH., 44805. An online register book will be available for family and friends to express condolences at

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Karen Barnett
   Posted Fri December 12, 2014
May you rest in God's loving care my friend. I'm honored to have crossed paths with you these last few months. My prayers go out to those who loved and knew you best. I am thankful for the short time we visited each week. Until we meet again.

Traci Magers
   Posted Sat December 13, 2014
So sorry for your Loss of such a wonderful man! Although our time was short Donald was such a sweet person and was just so thankful for everything.. Praying for you and your family..

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Chuck and Pat Miller
   Posted Sat December 13, 2014
Our deepest sympathy to Don's family and his close friend, Norma McVey. Don was an active, enjoyable member of the Norton High School Class of 1946. He will be missed at our monthly class breakfasts, which he always attended.

Joe and Kelly Kubasek
   Posted Mon December 15, 2014
Our sincere condolences to all of Don's family, and especially to Norma. We are so sorry for your loss. He was a very nice man and we will miss his visits and warm smile.

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