Robert Eugene Ross, 84, of Central City, passed away on Thursday, June 25, 2020 at Dennis & Donna Oldorf Hospice House in Hiawatha. Per his request there will be no services. Entrusted with the arrangements is Cedar Memorial Park Funeral Home.
Robert was born on July 27, 1935 in Marion, Iowa the son of Douglas and Irma (Langhoff) Ross. He attended West Delaware High School in Manchester, Iowa. Robert joined the United States Army and honorably served in Korea from 1952 to 1953 with the 101st Airborne Division, Field Artillery. He was united in marriage to Shirley Scovel on February 18, 1961. Robert retired from Air Products and Chemicals and Central States Airgas. He enjoyed farming and spending time with family and friends. Robert will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him.
He is survived by his children, Steven (Roxanne) Ross, Kathryn Ross, Michael (Sherry) Ross, and Audra Ross; four grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, wife Shirley and infant son Michael Lynn.