OBITUARY

Robert B. Ross

July 11, 1927February 8, 2013

Robert Barr Ross, a proud WWII Navy Veteran, was born in Detroit, Michigan to Alexander and Mary Ross on July 11, 1927. He passed away peacefully in his Dearborn Heights, Michigan home on February 8, 2013 at the age of 85.

He was the beloved husband of Dora "Doreen" Ross for 66 years. Loving father of the late Diana Ross. Survived by his sister Margaret (George Rose) Schulze and many nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews and grandchildren. Predeceased by his brother William Ross and his niece Pam Page.

There will be a Memorial Service held at 1:00pm on Sat, Feb 16, 2013 at Warren Valley Country Club 26116 Warren, Dearborn Heights, MI 48127.

Memorial Donations may be made in Robert's name to: Michigan Humane Society Development Department 30300 Telegraph Road Suite 220 Bingham Farms, MI 48025 www.michiganhumane.org/

or

American Heart Association 7272 Greenville Ave. Dallas, TX 75231 1-800-242-8721 www.heart.org/

Services

  • Memorial Luncheon with Military Honors Saturday, February 16, 2013
REMEMBERING

Robert B. Ross

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Carole Robin

February 23, 2013

Thank you Bob for all the hard work and dedication to our craft, especially for the fight for equal rights. You will be missed.
Carole Robin

Ric Merrell

February 22, 2013

Thanks for all good you did Bob. You will be long remembered by everyone whose lives you have touched. As a former executive board officer of the late great IUOE Local 547.this is truly from the heart: May your journey into the great unknown be smooth and clear,the wind blow mild on your back, and the sun smiling on your face. Till we meet again Bob, your friend Ric. This is just the beginning.

Ric Merrell

Ric Merrell

February 22, 2013

Thanks for all good you did Bob. You will be long remembered by everyone whose lives you have touched. Truly from the heart as a former executive board officer of the late great IUOE Local 547. May your path into the great unknown be bright, smooth and clear, the wind mild and at your back, the sun smiling on your face. Good bye Bob, pleasant journey. Till we meet again in the future. Your friend, Ric

Ric Merrell

Mark Kenward

February 20, 2013

Bob's ethics and energy MADE many of us whom we are today. Many of us loved him like our own fathers.

I was an officer of Local 547 with him for many years and we were always glad when he stopped back by for a visit.

Condolences to the family. Bob will be missed.

Mark Kenward

American Heart Association

February 10, 2013

May your memories of the wonderful times you shared with your loved one comfort you and your family, today and always.

FROM THE FAMILY