Cuba - Ross J. Williams, 81, passed away on Saturday, August 1, 2020 at his residence surrounded by his family.
He was born on January 11, 1939 in Cuba to Ross and Eloise (Foster) Williams. They preceded him in death along with Dollie Hendryx.
He married Jean Carol Gasparovic on April 21, 1963 in Cuba. She survives.
Also surviving are three children, Christina (David) Brooks of Cuba, Jamie (Laura) Williams of Yorktown, VA, Carol (Ty) Easley of Cuba, one brother Terry Williams of Maryland, one sister, Janice (Todd) Bitner of Canton, nine grandchildren, Candice Williams, Amanda Williams, Tucker Brooks, Taylor Brooks, James Williams, Megan Williams, Emily Williams, Madison Easley, Tanner Brooks, one great grandchild, Archer Huls and beloved uncle to several nieces and nephews.
Ross served in the U.S. Navy. During his service he crossed the equator aboard the U.S.S. Lenawee bound for Subic on the 18th of June, 1959.
He retired from Caterpillar Tractor Co. as an electrician.
He was a member of the Cuba American Legion Post #533, Masonic Lodge #534 and the Cuba Christian Church. He enjoyed going to auctions in his free time.
Cremation rites have been accorded and a memorial service, along with Masonic and Military services, will be held on Thursday, August 6, 2020, at 10 am, at the Cuba Cemetery. Oaks-Hines Funeral Home and Crematory in Canton are in charge of arrangements. In lieu of flowers memorials can be made to Cuba Masonic Lodge or to Cuba Christian Church.
To leave online condolences, please visit www.oakshinesfuneralhome.com
The world lost a great man!! R.I.P Uncle Ross Grandma and Grandpa along with Aunt Dolly were waiting to greet you with open arms!! Sending all my love to you aunt Jeannie, Chris, Jamie, Carol, Uncle Terry, and my momma Jan!! He will be Greatly Missed!!!
So sorry to hear of your loss. Anna and Ralph
Love and prayers.
thoughts and prayers Jeanne to you and your children. With love Randy and Brenda Lybarger
Sending my deepest sympathies to the family and friends. So very sorry for your loss. Praying for you all.
Our thoughts and prayers are sent to your family from ours. It is never easy to say goodbye to someone so loved but you will carry him in your heart forever. Rusty and Sheryl Walker
Ross loved to give me a hard time back when I was a teenager a half century ago. He was a great guy and good friend to my father. My condolences to his family. Marty Downs
My thoughts and prayers are with Jean, Chris, Carol and the family.
Ross will be missed by all that was acquainted with him. I will always remember the time spent in lodge with him. Our deepest sympathy to Jeanie and the rest of the family. The world is a little poorer with Ross's passing. Ron and Mary Kruzan
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