Obituary of Robert L. Ross
Robert (Bob) Lee Ross
Robert (Bob) Ross left us on October 27, 2019 at the age of 63 following a brief illness.
Robert was born in Fort Louis, Washington on June 21, 1956 to William Ross and Fusa (Nakano) Ross. He married Cheri (Atkins) Ross on October 26, 1991. Robert graduated from Mitchell High School in 1974 and earned his Bachelor’s degree from Indiana University in 1979. He was employed by Lehigh Hanson Cement in Los Colinas, Texas. He held the position of Vice President of Purchasing North America. Robert began his career with Lehigh Cement in Mitchell, Indiana in 1986. He moved from Storeroom Clerk to Storeroom Supervisor in 1990. In 1998 in transferred to York, Pennsylvania serving as Purchasing Supervisor as well as Human Resources manager. He quickly moved up the ranks to Corporate purchasing in Allentown, Pennsylvania in 2001. In 2003 he was promoted to his current position. Robert traveled extensively throughout the world with his career. He was highly respected by his coworkers and business associates.
His hobbies included reading European history, golf, classical musical as well as Bob Dylan and he was a master of the grill. He was an adoring husband, wonderful father, an amazing grandfather and great grandfather. He cherished their Bichon Frise, Chanel.
Left to treasure Robert’s memory include his wife, Cheri’ and children: Kristen Calentine and her husband Rick of Bedford, Indiana; Jerrod Bales and his wife Heather of Bedford, Indiana; Sarah Adams and her husband Shawn of Mitchell ,Indiana; Seth Ross and his wife Elixia of Fredericksburg, Virginia, and his Sister, Barbara Perry and her husband Randy of Casey, Illinois.
His grandchildren are Heather Calentine, Brandi Miller, Chelsea Turner, Jordyn Wells, Jamison Wells, Jackson Wells, Hannah Bales, Jenna Bales, Gavin Adams, Grant Adams and Eleanor Adams. His great grandchildren are Abel Miller and Oaklynn Turner.
He was preceded in death by his father William Ross, his mother Fusa and his sister Janice.
Memorials may be made to:
Mid-Cities SOS (Support of SafeHaven)
Committed to end domestic violence
Domestic Violence Hotline (877) 701-SAFE (7233)
Visitation for Family and Friends
Celebration of Life
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