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“Please accept our deepest condolences on the loss of Mr. Don I know how deeply you loved and admired him,all our thoughts and prayers are with you...Read More »
1 of 8 | Posted by: Maryann Amato - Cross, SC

“I am so sorry to hear the sad news. You have fought a good fight and it´s time to take your rest. We have fought many battles on our knees together....Read More »
2 of 8 | Posted by: Rudolph Grant

“He will be greatly missed by many people. He was your true friend and Brother in the Lord. Whole family is like him. He was a good leader. See ya...Read More »
3 of 8 | Posted by: Rodney and Mary Schultz - WI

“Bro and Sis Ross and children go many years back with us to the late 70's or early 80's! Not only were they dearest as Brothers and Sisters in the...Read More »
4 of 8 | Posted by: Joseph and Janice Mack - Paducah, KY

“I'll always remember the kindness that Don and Joann showed me when I lived in Charleston. It was a pleasure to get to know them and fell the love...Read More »
5 of 8 | Posted by: Rachel Wilson - Glenburn, ME

“We are so sorry for your loss. Praying for peace, comfort and encouragement for you and your family. ”
6 of 8 | Posted by: Bill and Ruth Hanley - FL

“Our prayers are with you ”
7 of 8 | Posted by: Robert Ford - Blue springs, MO

“Many happy memories with Bro Ross. We did many things together and ate lots of breakfasts together. I can see him drinking coffee in my mind now. He...Read More »
8 of 8 | Posted by: Rodney and Barbara Eanes - SC


Donald "Don" Wesley Ross, 85, a loving and devoted husband, father, and grandfather and uncle passed on to his Heavenly home on March 3, 2021. The family will receive friends Monday, March 8, 2021 in J. Henry Stuhr, Inc. Northwoods Chapel, 2180 Greenridge Road from 10:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. His funeral service will be held graveside Monday in Plantation Memorial Gardens, 3345 South Live Oak Drive at 1:00 p.m. You may view the service via live stream at the following link, https://youtu.be/CHDUnmdo9k4.

Don was born on July 24, 1935 in Reidsville, North Carolina to the late Charlie Clayton Ross and Minnie Baynes Ross. He served faithfully for 21 years in the U.S. Air Force before retiring in 1975. Don was a strong Christian man and an active member of the United Pentecostal Church and served in various departments throughout his life. He was known as a true "People Person" showing kindness and love to everyone he met. Don never met a "stranger" and spoke to all he encountered. He loved to laugh and joke with everyone.

Don is survived by his wife of 63 years, Joanne Johnson Ross; daughter, Dianne Ross both of Reidsville NC; son, Don "Donnie" Ross of Cross SC; granddaughter, Amber Ross Allen (Mike) of Charleston SC; niece, Edna Earl Talley (James); and nephew, Ronnie Laws all of Reidsville NC. He was preceded in death by two sisters, a niece and nephew.

The family wants to thank all the doctors, nurses, & caregivers of Moses H. Cone Memorial Hospital, Greensboro, North Carolina for all the compassion and care given during his stay. He spoke highly of many that attended to his needs.

We appreciate all the kindness, love, and prayers from the many friends and family through this difficult time.