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Obituary of Howard A. Ross

Howard A. Ross, the son of Floyd H. Ross and Hazel A. (Libhart) Ross, was born September 25, 1923 in rural Formoso, KS and passed away on October 2, 2011 at the Belleville Health Care Center, Belleville, KS at the age of 88 years, and 8 days.
Howard grew up and attended the Bluebird Country School near Formoso, KS. He worked at the grocery store in Formoso and later purchased the store, owning and operating the H&G Grocery Store for many years until his retirement.
On July 15, 1945, he was united in marriage to Gladys M. Brindle. She preceded him in death in 1977.
Howard was a lifelong resident of Formoso and a member of the Formoso Community Church.
He was preceded in death by his parents, brothers Herbert Ross and Dale Ross; and sister -in-law Virginia Ross.
Howard is survived by one sister Norma Johnson and husband Donald of Mankato, KS, nieces and nephews, other relatives, and friends.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00PM Thursday, October 6, 2011 at the Formoso Community Church, Formoso,KS with Pastor Gene Little, officiating.
Interment will be at the Pleasant View Cemetery, rural Formoso, KS.
Visitation will be from 9AM-9PM on Wednesday at the Bachelor-Surber Funeral Home, Belleville, KS.
Memorials are suggested to the Formoso Community Church.
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