Services for Bobby Ray Ross, 79, of Ada are at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Criswell Funeral Home Chapel. The Revs. Toby Willoughby and Bob Graves will officiate. Burial will follow at Highland Cemetery near Stonewall.
Mr. Ross went to be with his Lord and Savior Saturday, April 29, 2017, at an Oklahoma City hospital. He was born June 2, 1937, in Fittstown to Carl "Bud" and Lois Lavain Vanderpool Ross.
He married Carolyn Faye Gregory Feb. 14, 2017, in Ada. Mr. Ross was a cook at Carl Albert Indian Hospital until his retirement. He was a member of New Hope Pentecostal Church and had served in the U.S. Air Force and the U.S. Army. Mr. Ross helped start the Chickasaw Honor Guard.
Survivors include his wife, Carolyn, of the home; his children, Donna Ross of California, David Ross and wife, Nancy, of Byng, Elaine Hill of Byng and Caroline Sanders and husband, Craig, of Clovis, California; a stepson, Wayne Glover of Tulsa; two brothers, Carl Ross and Johnny Ross, all of Fittstown; two sisters, Nila Lachawicz of California and Pansy Johnson; five grandchildren, Jody Reeder, Vanessa Sweet, Roger Reeder and Justin Reeder, all of Byng, and Katie Reeg and Marissa Sanders, both of California; 14 great-grandchildren; and other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wives, Mattie Cole and Ruth Logan; and two brothers, Wayne Ross and Jerry Ross.
Published on May 1, 2017