Mount Vernon News
  • William ‘Bill’ Ross

  • May 7, 2011

UTICA — A funeral service for William C. “Bill” Ross, 45, of Utica, will be held Tuesday, May 10, at 10 a.m., at Utica Church of Christ, 115 N. Central Ave., with Ministers Cory Campbell and Alan Pratt officiating. Burial will be in Bell Cemetery.

Bill died May 5, 2011, at Licking Memorial Hospital, Newark. He was born Jan. 22, 1966, in Newark to the late Homer F. and Mabel (Butler) Ross. Bill was a member of Rocky Fork Church of Christ, past master and current secretary of Licking Lodge 291 F&AM. He was involved with Wranglers 4-H Club. Bill was employed by Ohio Department of Transportation and worked part-time for Morgan Township.

He is survived by his wife of 19 years, Kenda L. (Raines) Ross of Utica; sons, Billy E. Ross and Kara of Hanover, Dustin E. Ross of the home; grandson, Brayden Ross; brother and sister-in-law, Fred and Penny Ross of Marne; sisters, Beverly Smith of Newark, Tami Ross of Heath; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Jack and Marjorie Raines of Utica; brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Ron and Alyson Raines of Galena; several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his sister, Betty White.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made at any Park National Bank in Dustin’s name to help further his education.

Friends may call Monday, May 9, from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m., at Utica Church of Christ, 115 N. Central Ave., where a Masonic service will be held at 5:30 p.m.

Law-Baker Funeral Home, 34 N. Main St., Utica, is assisting the family with arrangements.

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