James S. Ross
February 10, 1930 – August 1, 2014
Mr. James S. Ross, age 84, of Wilmington, DE, passed away on August 1, 2014, at his home.
A native Delawarean, Mr. Ross was born in Wilmington, DE on February 10, 1930, son of the late Samuel J. Ross and Margaret Hoopes Ross. After retiring from General Motors working as a relief man he then went on to work for Gainor Awnings as an installer for 6 years. Mr. Ross enjoyed making model trains and boats in his spare time. He also loved trips to Disney World and visiting his favorite character, Mickey Mouse.
In addition to his parents, Mr. Ross was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Bessie May Smith Ross, who passed away in 2012 and his brother, Robert Ross. He is survived by his daughter, Gayle Donaldson and husband Tom; sons, James Ross, David Ross, and Troy Ross and wife, Debbie; sister, Joan Wartenberg; 9 grandchildren; and 12 great grandchildren.
A funeral service will be held at 7 pm on Wednesday, August 6, 2014 at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, where family and friends may visit after 6 pm. Interment will be private.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, 200 Continental Drive, Suite 101, Newark, DE 19713.