Donald Edward Ross
Memorial Services for Donald Edward Ross, 67, of Center, will be at
1:00 p.m. Tuesday December 29th at Bienhoff Funeral Home in Perry, with
pastor Glenn Hammond officiating. Friends and family are invited to attend.
Donald passed away on the afternoon of December 24, 2020 at Hannibal
He was born June 11, 1953 in Hannibal, the son of Weldon Wilson and
Alice Evelyn Hannick Ross Sr. Survivors include three brothers; Jim
(Bert) Ross and Kenny (Terry) Ross both of Center and John (Vickie) Ross
of Paris, four sisters; Doris (Kenneth) Latta and Donald's twin sister
Donna (Rusty) Boston both of Paris, Martha Poole of Philadelphia and
Claudia (Jerry) McGuire of Greenfield, one half brother Jackie (Karen)
Ross of Montecello, IA, along with numerous nieces, nephews, and friends.
Donald was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Weldon
Wilson Ross Jr.
Donald was a lifetime area resident. He was a Christian and enjoyed
attending both Center Baptist Church and New Oakland Baptist Church. He
was a 1971 graduate of Mark Twain High School. He worked many years at
Intermet Diecasting in Monroe City. He also worked as a custodian at
Paris High School and New London Elementary. He especially loved his
time working alongside the teachers and students at New London.
Donald loved the outdoors. When he was in good health he loved
helping others with yard work and gardening. He spent months moving and
clearing brush around his parents' lake using his John Deere mower like
a bulldozer. His hard work and contribution is something the family will
always appreciate as it serves as the gathering site for the Ross Family
For the people who knew Donald best, there wasn't anything with
gears and wheels that he couldn't tear up. He enjoyed collecting classic
model cars as much as being behind the wheel of one. He had a large
collection of vinyl records. He also liked antiques and old coins.
Donald will be most remembered for his kindness and devotion to help
others. He was a humble soul who gave selflessly, never wanting
recognition. In his passing to continue helping others, memorial
contributions can be made to the Ralls County Elementary in care of
Bienhoff Funeral Home P.O. Box 427 Perry, MO 63462.
Online condolences may be made at www.bienhofffuneralhome.com
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