Wesley E. RossPine Bluff, AR, 1932 - 2018 0comment
Wesley E. Ross, 85, passed away Tuesday, October 9, 2018. He was born on November 23, 1932 in Grapevine, he was the son of Oliver and Gennie Edna Ross. He was a proud veteran who served his country in the United States Army in the 1950's.
Wesley was a kind and friendly man who never met a stranger. He was a great storyteller. He was a self-employed entrepreneur and a successful salesman. He and his late wife were members of First Immanuel Baptist Church for more than 60 years. They were an integral part of the Friendship Sunday school class for decades. He was a man of deep and sincere faith who was always positive and saw the best in everyone and every situation.
Wesley was a master gardener. He was a great cook - even marketing and selling his popular BBQ sauce. He loved living in the country and going fishing every time he had the chance.
He was preceded in dead by his wife of 64 years, Alice Fee Ross, his son, Gary Ross, and his son-in-law, Hardy Malone. He is survived by his daughters, Gail Malone and Gwen Ayres (Paul); brother, Ray Ross (Barbara); daughter-in-law Kaye Ross; eight grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and many other loving family and friends.
Graveside services will be Friday, 2 p.m., at Pine Ridge Cemetery in Grapevine with Brother Robert Cossey and Brother Justin Ross officiating. Services are by Robinson & Fuller White Hall Funeral Chapel. Visitation will be Friday from 12:30-1 p.m. at First Immanuel Baptist Church, 1500 W 73rd Ave. in Pine Bluff, Ark. Online condolences: RFWhiteHall.com.
Published October 12, 2018
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Cranford Funeral Home (Robinson & Fuller, LLC
8302 Dollarway Road, White Hall, AR