Larry Ross, 70

Larry Wayne Ross, 70, of Lagro, died at 3:48 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 1, 2021, at his home.  He was born on Dec. 28, 1950, in Wabash, to William Ross and Nondus (Dunn) Walls.

Larry was a U.S. Army veteran. He married Mary Lester in Urbana on Nov. 19, 1974. He retired from Clarks Auto Salvage in Huntington, and also worked Simmons Equipment in Columbia City and Wabash Alloys. Larry enjoyed riding his Harley Davidson Motorcycle, traveling, eating, especially barbecue, and loved his grandsons.

He is survived by his wife, Mary Ross of Lagro; three children, Larry L. Ross of Lagro, Gypsy R. Shelton of LaFontaine, and Daniel J. "D.J." Ross of Wabash; two grandsons, Isaiah (Katelyn) Shelton of LaFontaine, and Kalob Ross of Huntington; great-grandson, Xavier Shelton of LaFontaine; and brothers and sisters, Marilyn Lester of North Manchester, Deborah Sills of Coldwater, Mich., Patty Walls of Urbana, Ill., Barb (Dave) Yearger of Peru, Ronnie Walls of Lagro, Vicki (Kevin) Clark of Waynesville, Ohio, Denny (Laura) Ross of Tucson, Ariz., Lindy (Reza) Bahariou of Melbourne, Fla., Dixie Ross of Tucson, Ariz., Chris Ross of Corpus Christi, Texas, Roxanne (Thomas) Skeen of Forsyth, Ga., Mary Ross and Shelly (Michael) Lake, both of Andrews, Sandra (Chris) Howell of Pittsford, Mich., and Scott Ross of Melbourne, Fla. 

He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers, Stan Walls and Jeffrey Ross, and two sisters, Cynthia Ross and April Bou.

Per Larry's request, there will be no services. Arrangements by Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, Wabash.

The memorial guest book for Larry may be signed at

Posted on 2021 Dec 07