James Raymond Ross (Jim) Sept 1, 1933 to June 26, 2019 passed away at his temporary home in Salt Lake City Utah in the loving and devoted arms of his wife Virginia of 23 years. He was a proud veteran of the United States Navy where he served honorably in the Korean and Vietnam wars, as an electrician for eight years. He was a long time member of the National Electrical Workers, International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW), local 401 out of Reno NV for over thirty years.
He was preceded in death by his parents John Lee Ross and Jewell Eunice Hightower, his sister Gloria Merritt and his Brother Lee Ross.
Our beloved Jim enjoyed visiting with family, boating, fishing, hunting, shooting, camping, game shows, telling stories, any adventure to fulfill his love of life. Jim got most joy and fulfillment when he was helping anyone in need.
He is survived by his Wife Virginia, Sister Delane Scoggins eight children Steven Eldrige, Leslie (Bob) Peterson, John Ross, Jim E. Ross, Kevin Ross, Suzanne (Kenny) Fredrick, Andy (Bobbi) Caylor and Adam Caylor. Also by numerous nephews, nieces, grand children and great grandchildren.
He will be missed greatly by all who knew him. upon his request there will be no services.
Please send condolences and in lieu of flowers send donations to Independent Funeral Service in care of Frank Coon. 2746 so State Street, Salt Lake City Utah 84115. Phone number 801-486-2688