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James C. Ross, 72
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Rock Island resident James C. Ross, 72, died Monday, March 14 at River Park Hospital after an extended illness.
The son of the late Herbert and Agnes (Muldowney) Ross, he was born in Bangor, Pa., Jan. 24, 1939. He was a construction worker and a member of Friendship the Baptist Church.
He is survived by his wife Patricia Ross of Rock Island, son Michael and wife Patricia Scott Ross of Palmerton, Pa., daughters Anita Ross of New Zealand, Debra Bond of Pittsburgh, Pa., and Jennie Chestnut and husband Doug of Pittsburgh, son James Urban and wife Phyllis of Virginia, eight grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
A memorial service is today at 4 p.m. at Friendship the Baptist Church in Rock Island with Bro. Jason Brown officiating. To sign the online guestbook, visit
Gardens of Memory Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Southern Standard
(McMinnville, Tenn.) March 23, 2011