Roscoe A. “Rocky” Ross


Roscoe A. “Rocky” Ross, 59, of Columbus, formerly of North Vernon, passed away at 8:25 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2016, at Kindred Hospital South.

Born Feb. 9, 1957, in Columbus, he was the son of Everette E. Ross and Blanche Walker Ross Capps, both of whom preceded him in death.

Roscoe was a member of ABATE motorcycle club and loved riding his motorcycle. He also enjoyed mushroom hunting, playing with his three German shepherds and being outdoors.

Survivors include his daughter, Sarah K. Ross of Whiteland; sisters, Linda J. Davis of Columbus and Barbara (Treg) Hawksworth of Springfield, Tennessee; grandchildren, Adelynn, Liam and Myla; numerous nieces, nephews, friends and ABATE brothers.

The funeral service will be at 1 p.m. Friday at Jewell-Rittman Family Funeral Home. Burial will be at Garland Brook Cemetery with military honors presented by the Bartholomew County Veterans Honor Guard.

Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until time of service Friday at the funeral home.

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