April 23, 2014

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William Albert Ross

William Albert Ross, 51, of Chatham Township, passed away suddenly Monday, September 9, 2013 at his home. He was born in Lodi on March 26, 1962 and was a 1980 Cloverleaf High School graduate and a lifetime resident of Chatham.

He had been a cameraman at the Medina Gazette for 33 years and had worked the Apple Butter Festival in Chatham for many years.

Surviving are his two children, Daniel and Christopher at home; mother, Delma Jean Bornstine of West Salem; brothers, David (Linda) Mowrer of West Salem and Daryl Mowrer of Lakeville, Ohio; sister, Denise (Joel) Shafer of Burbank, Ohio; uncle, Alvin Ross of Chatham; mother of his children, Wendy Ross; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Albert and Harriett Ross; step father, Francis Barney Mowrer; and uncle, Melvin Ross.

Funeral service will be Friday, September 13, 2013 at 2:30 P.M. at Parker & Son Funeral Home, 210 Medina St., Lodi. Pastor Patty Silva will officiate. Burial will follow at Chatham Cemetery. Visitation will be Thursday, September 12, 2013 from 7 to 9 P.M. at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Chatham Fire & Rescue, 6429 Kohli Dr., Spencer, OH 44275.

Online tributes may be shared at www.parkerfuneralhomes.com

  • Jim and Anne Brasty

    Our family is very sadden by the news of Billy. He will be greatly missed by us. Good Friend of our sons. Please, know Dan and Chris that our Prayers go out to you both.nLove,nJim and Anne Brasty nNick and Shelby