James R. Ross | 1937-2018

Published Saturday, March 3, 2018

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James R. Ross

James R. Ross, 80, of Boyd, died Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018, in Boyd.

Memorial service is 6 p.m. Saturday, March 3, at Hawkins Funeral Home in Boyd with Keith Pepper officiating.

Visitation is at the funeral home one hour prior to the service.

Honorary pallbearers are Cody Thompson, Randell Carlton, B.J. Hampton, Christian Tedrow, Brandon Hardee, Jayson Hardee and Kevin O’Connor.

James was born Oct. 12, 1937, in Old Mine, Mo., to Nelson and Grace (Bourisaw) Ross. He married Judy Davis April 28, 1972, in St. Louis, Mo. He was a retired railroad inspector.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife; and brothers Donnie Ross and Dennis Ross.

He is survived by daughters Roxanne Hampton and husband, Bob, of Boyd, Julie Tedrow and husband, Johnny, of Rhome, Millie Barnett and husband, Bubba, of Weatherford and Kellie Hardee and fianc , B.J. Hile, of Boyd; son Virgil Thompson and wife, Rita, of Weatherford; 11 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

Other survivors include sisters Mary Kauffmann, Maggie Privette, Bert Lewis, Kathy Reary and husband, Jim, and Wilma Rolens and husband, Art; brothers John Ross and wife, Linda, Raymond Ross and wife, Helen, Paul Ross and wife, Arlene, and Clarence Ross.

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