The Rev. Arthur E. Ross

Feb 20, 2014

The Rev. Arthur E. Ross, 82, of Lawrenceville, Ga., passed away Feb. 20, 2014. 

He was the son of Leroy Eugene Ross and Ilda Hazel (Bunnell) Ross. 

He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Carole Overocker Ross, and daughters, Beth Ann Ross and Shari Lynn Ross, of

Buford, Ga.

He was a 50-year member of Perseverance Lodge 329 and Duluth Lodge 480. He was a member of Sandusky City Chapter RAM 72 and served as Grand High Priest of Ohio. He was also a member of Sandusky City Counciln26, Erie Commandery 23, Knight Grand York Cross of Honor, and Anne Winn Chapter 203 Order of Eastern Star.

He was a graduate of Heidelberg College in Tiffin, Ohio and Eden Theological Seminary in Webster Grove, Mo. He retired as an adult probation officer and director of court services for Erie County Common Pleas Court. 

He was a member of Lawrenceville First United Methodist Church.

Visitation will be from 1 p.m. Saturday, March 1, until a funeral service at 3 p.m. at Wages & Sons Funeral Home in Lawrenceville. Services will be officiated by the Rev. Sheri Smith, including a Masonic service. Burial will be in Ohio at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to Peachtree Christian Hospice, 3430 Duluth Park Lane, Duluth, GA 30096 or your favorite charity.

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