Ron “Grinder” Ross, 70, of Delavan, passed away Friday, August 27, 2021 at Unity Point Health Methodist in Peoria.
He was born August 11, 1951 in Pekin to Levi Daniel and Dorothy Sturgeon Ross Sr. He married Georgianna Camp on July 22, 1978 in Delavan, and she survives.
Also surviving are two sons, Ron (Brandy) Ross Jr. of Washington and Michael (Samara Brie) Ross of Delavan; two grandchildren, McKnzy Ross and Alex Boley, both of Washington; two sisters, Linda Kemper and Lisa (John) Williams; and his toy poodle, Jacee.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and four brothers, Michael, Charles, David, and Levi, Jr.
Ron worked at Caterpillar Inc. retiring in 2008.
He loved to fish and do carpentry work.
A private graveside service will be at Prairie Rest Cemetery in Delavan. There will be no visitation. Davis-Oswald Funeral Home in Delavan is handling the arrangements.
Memorials may be made to TAPS or American Heart Association.
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