Robert L. “Soupie” Ross, 89

 

Robert L. “Soupie” Ross, 89, of Fourth Avenue, passed away on Sunday, August 5, 2007, at the Indian River Nursing Home in Granville.

Born on December 26, 1917, in Whitehall, he was the son of the late  Milton and Gladys (Marnes) Ross.

Robert was a lifelong resident of Whitehall.  He was a trainman-brakeman for the Delaware and Hudson Railroad, retiring on July 17, 1978.  He loved gardening, hunting and fishing.

He was a charter member of the Whitehall Fish and Game Club, a member of the United Transportation Union and was a seventy-five year member of the United Methodist Church.

Besides his parents, he is predeceased by his brother, James Edward Ross, who lost his life at the Battle of Iwo Jima on February 20, 1945.  He is also predeceased by his son, Donald R. Ross and two grandsons, James M. Ross and Lloyd R. Salmonson.

He is survived by his wife, Marguerite (Saunders) Ross, his daughter, Kaye E. Salmonson of South Glens Falls and sons, Edward J. Ross of Whitehall and Robert L. Ross and his wife Sandy of Lincoln, Delaware; a granddaughter, Carla Salmonson of South Glens Falls; two grandsons, Brian Ross and his wife Dawn of Queensbury and Kevin Ross of North Liberty, Indiana; three great grandchildren, Jacob Ross of North Liberty, Indiana, Taylor Ross and Nathan Ross of Queensbury and many cousins.

A funeral service will be conducted on Thursday, August 9th, 2007 at 10:00 AM at the Whitehall United Methodist Church with Rev. C. Don Wheeler, officiating.  Interment will follow at Greenmount Cemetery in Whitehall.

Family and friends may call at the Jillson Funeral Home, Inc., 46 Williams Street, Whitehall, New York on Wednesday, August 8th, 2007 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of a donation to the Skenesborough E. M. S., P. O. Box 333, Whitehall, New York 12887 or the Whitehall United Methodist Church, 56 Greenmount Cemetery Lane, Whitehall, New York 12887.

 

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