Robert D Ross, age 89, of Highland, passed away Tuesday, August 25, 2020. He is survived by his wife of 69 years Jane; children Deborah “Deb” (Thomas) Mazalan, Donald (Nancy) Ross, Dawn (Miles) Wolak, and Diane (Brian) Scherer; 10 grandchildren: Katie (Chris) Etheridge, Jeff (Whitney) Ross, Alex (Rivian) Ross, Elaine (Chris) Sullivan, Brandon (Erica) Wolak, Kristyn Wolak-Brunn, Austin (fiancée Rachel Calderone) Scherer, Phoebe Jane Scherer, Adam (Eric) Evans-White, and Jessica (Kevin) Dean; 13 great-grandchildren: Scarlett Etheridge, Theodora ("Thea") and Vaughn Ross, Logan and Harrison Ross, Olivia, Lucas, and Caleb Sullivan, Addison Wolak, Sawyer and Cora Evans-White, Kayleigh Ferguson and Kendal Dean; and brother Elmer Ross. He was preceded in death by his brother James Ross.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday, August 29, 2020, at the Fagen-Miller Funeral Home, 2828 Highway Ave in Highland from 9 am until the time of service at 11 am. Burial to follow at Chapel Lawn Cemetery.
Bob retired from the Navy Reserves after 20 years of service and was a member of the American Legion Post 180. He worked as a plumber, plumbing contractor and loved to attend the Northwest Indiana Symphony and Center for the Performing Arts. He was an avid reader and enjoyed gardening and fishing. Bob was also active with the Boy Scouts of America, as well as the Highland Hurricanes Swim Club, and was a lifelong Sox fan. In lieu of flowers, donations to Bob’s church, First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in Highland would be appreciated.
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First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)
9540 5th Street, Highland IN 46322