Joseph Edward Ross, 49, of Cumming, Ga., passed away Sunday, April 9. A U.S. Army veteran, Mr. Ross was an employee of Lockheed-Martin for 20 years. He loved baseball and was an avid Cubs fan. Mr. Ross coached Little League Baseball for a number of years, touching the lives of all he coached. He was a member of First Redeemer Church and was a loving husband and father. Mr. Ross is preceded in death by a daughter, Kara Nicole Ross, and a sister, Jennifer Ellen Keaton, as well as his grandparents.
Survivors include his wife, Tischa Renae Ross of Cumming, Ga.; sons, Joseph Edward Ross, Jr., Hunter Austin Ross, and Hayden Austin Ross, all of Cumming, Ga.; father, Albert Ross of Canton, Miss.; mother, Karen Ross of Beardstown; nieces, Sandra (Jason) Bennett of Cumming, Ga. and Brittany Cox (John) of Canton, Ga.; nephews, Ross Keaton and Edward “Eddie” Keaton, both of Beardstown; great-nephew, Brock Bennett of Cumming, Ga.; brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Troy and Connie Cox of Canton, Ga.; and numerous other relatives.
Memorial services were held Monday, April 17, at 4 p.m. at the Ingram Funeral Home Chapel.
The family received friends at the funeral home Monday from 2 p.m. until the time of the service.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to The Joe Ross Memorial Fund at any Regions Bank.
Ingram Funeral Home & Crematory, Cumming, Georgia is in charge of arrangements.
Condolences may be made at www.ingramfuneralhome.com.