Charles Leslie "Chuck" Ross, age 92, of Cicero, died Friday, Jan. 27, 2018, at Miller's Merry Manor at Tipton.
He was born Jan. 18, 1926, at Arcadia, IN to Edward Richard and Gladys (Lacy) Ross.
After his schooling at Arcadia Schools, he served his country in the U.S. Navy during WW II and the Korean War. On July 6, 1946, he married Rachel Ellen (Mayfield) Ross and together they enjoyed 72 happy years. Coming home from the wars, he became employed at Delco Remy as a machinist where he worked for over 30 years. Chuck, as he was fondly known, was a member of the Cicero American Legion, Cicero VFW, Noblesville Masonic Lodge, Indianapolis Murat Shrine, Indianapolis Scottish Rite and Jobs Daughters. Mr. Ross was a people person and loved interacting with others. He loved family get-togethers and would entertain his kids and grandkids with interesting stories. Often he would walk the woods near the family home and would bring his beloved wife, Rachel a bouquet of wild flowers. Mr. Ross loved going to antique shows and garage sales with his favorite collectible item being pocket watches.
Survivors include his wife, Rachel; their three children, Teresa (Terry) Dunn of Arcadia, Denny Ross of Cicero, and Bobbie (John) Shelton of Cicero; grandchildren, Dan (Joy) Kerfoot, Todd (Chanda) Kerfoot, Jake Kerfoot, Landi Shelton, Zac Shelton, Levi Shelton, Andi (Josh) Raffanti, Erin (Nick) Arnett, Derek (Gwen) Dunn and Michelle (Duane) Parsons, 11 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great-grandchild.
Funeral services are scheduled for 1 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018, at Hartley Funeral Homes Cicero Chapel, 209 W. Jackson St., Cicero, IN 46034, with Scott Miller officiating. Burial will follow at Cicero Cemetery. Visitation is scheduled from 11:00 a.m. until time of the services.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimers Assocation, 50 E. 91st St., Suite 100, Indianapolis, IN 46209-4830.
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