Alvin K. Ross, 81, of Connersville passed away Friday evening, May 14, 2021 at Majestic Care, Connersville.
The oldest of two children of Earl and Ruth Bruner Ross, Alvin was born on January 24, 1940 in Metamora, Indiana. He graduated from Connersville High School with the Class of 1958 and was a member of the Deuces Car Club from 1959 to 1967. They met above Van’s Marathon Station on 7th Street in Connersville.
Alvin served his country in the United States Army during the Vietnam era and following his discharge served in the Army Reserve until 1968.
On December 31, 1965, Alvin married the former Jeanette Metcalf in Calvary Baptist Church. Mrs. Ross passed away on January 12, 2016.
Alvin was employed for his father at Ross Auto Sales, Avco, H.H. Robertson, Design and Manufacturing, White Industries, and as a semi escort all across the country. A car enthusiast, Alvin performed body work on cars, built dune buggies, and restored Ford Mustangs.
Alvin was a member of Connersville Baptist Temple where he served on the transportation ministry driving the Sunday School bus. In his leisure time, he enjoyed travelling, mushroom hunting, and car races.
Survivors include a sister, Shirley (Estes) Oliver of Connersville; nephew, Joe Oliver of Connersville; and several cousins.
Besides his wife of 50 years, Jeanette Ross, Alvin was preceded in death by his parents; and son, David Ross.
Family and friends may call from 10:00 a.m. until the time of military honors at 11:00 a.m. provided by the Fayette County Veterans Council on Friday, May 21, 2021 at Connersville Baptist Temple, 1380 Indiana 44, Connersville, Indiana. Reverend George Nester will officiate the funeral service following military honors. Burial will be conducted in Maple Grove Cemetery, Brookville. Miller, Moster, Robbins Funeral Home has been entrusted with the arrangements.
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