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James C. Ross, Taylor County, KY (1923 - 2013)

He was a native of Ohio County, KY and a resident of Taylor County at the time of his death. He was the widower of Fay Roeder Ross, his wife of over 35 years. He leaves15 direct living descendants. He professed faith in Christ and was a member of the Campbellsville Baptist Church. He was a veteran of World War II and the Korean War having served his country honorably in the United States Army and retired at the rank of major. He was a retired soil conservationist with the United States Department of Agriculture.
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James C. Ross, 90, of Campbellsville, KY, at 5:40amET, Monday, December 16, 2013, in Campbellsville, KY.

Funeral services will be at 9amCT/10amET, Friday, December 20, 2013 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home, 418 Lebanon Avenue, Campbellsville, KY by Dr. James Jones and Dr. Mike O'Neal. Graveside service followed by burial will at 12pmCT/1pmET, Friday, December 20, 2013 at Central Grove Baptist Church Cemetery, Centertown, KY. Visitation will be 4pm-7pmCT/5pm-7pmET, Thursday, December 20, 2013, at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral home.


James C. Ross, Taylor County, KY (1923 - 2013)


James C. Ross of Campbellsville, KY, was the son of the late Chester Dave Ross and Ula Mae Addington Ross. He was born in Ohio County, Kentucky, March 2, 1923. He died Monday, December 16, 2013, in Campbellsville, Taylor County, KY, at the age of 90 years, 9 monhts, and 14 days.

He professed faith in Christ and was a member of the Campbellsville Baptist Church.

He was a veteran of World War II and the Korean War having served his country honorably in the United States Army and retired at the rank of major.

He was a retired soil conservationist with the United States Department of Agriculture.

He united in marriage to Fay Roeder December 24, 1948. She preceded him in death October 16, 1986.

He is survived by the following:
  • One son and one daughter: Richard Ross and wife, Mary Lou Fay of Douglasville, Georgia and Donna Ross Carter and husband, Joe of Frankfort, KY

  • Six grandchildren: Shannon Carpenter and husband, James of Louisville, KY; Andrea Cummins and husband, Will of Frankfort, KY; Faith Ann Ross Moffett of Douglasville, Georgia,; Margaret-Ann Ross Melvin and husband, Alan of Townsend, Georgia; Steven Ross of Arizona and Robert Ross of Cheyenne, Wyoming

  • Seven great-grandchildren: Travis Carpenter, Arianna Carpenter, Carter Cummins, Elise Moffett, Aidyn Woodruff, Carol-Ann Melvin and James Melvin

  • Special friend: Iva Jean DeWitt of Campbellsville, KY

  • Several nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by one brother and one sister, Rayburn Ross and Agnes Coffman.

Send a condolence ot the family of James C. Ross

The Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home, 418 Lebanon Avenue, Campbellsville, KY, in charge of arrangements.


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