Roscoe Ross


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

Rocky was born Feb. 9, 1957, in Columbus, the son of Everette E. Ross and Blanche Walker Ross Capps.

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

The funeral will be conducted at 1 p.m. Friday, Aug. 12, 2016, at Jewell-Rittman Family Funeral Home. Calling will be from 11 a.m. until time of service Friday at the funeral home. Burial will be at Garland Brook Cemetery with military honors presented by the Bartholomew County Veterans Honor Guard.

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

He was preceded in death by his parents.

You are invited to view his video tribute after 11 a.m. Friday, light a virtual candle and send a message to the family via the internet.