Gary R. Ross, 74, Ireland

Gary RossGary R. Ross, 74 of Ireland, died Wednesday (November 19) at Memorial Hospital and Healthcare Center in Jasper. He was born April 14, 1940, in Pike County to Andrew Brett and Josephine (Wright) Ross.

Gary worked for Traylor Farms in Pike County for many years. He enjoyed attending the Otwell Ruritan Picnic and tractor pulls.

He is survived by three sisters, Mary L. Armstrong, Agnes J. Ross, and Sylvia Ross, all of Ireland; one brother, Raymond Ross, Washington; one niece; and great nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three sisters and two brothers, all of whom died in infancy.

Services 10 a.m. Saturday at the Becher-Kluesner North Chapel in Jasper with burial following in Pleasant Ridge Cemetery in Pike County. Friends may call from 3-7 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to Pleasant Ridge Cemetery. Online condolences may be made at

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