Charles Alvin Ross

After a month-long fight with heart problems, Charles Alvin Ross passed away from this life, with his daughter by his side, April 8, 2018 in Wichita Falls, Texas, at the age of 75. 

Charles was born March 17, 1943 to Herschel Alvin and Bessie (Smith) Ross in Jack County, Texas. He was a member of the Jack County Cowboy Church. He was also baptized at the Mountain Home Baptist Church at Senate in a tank on the Bilby place right down the road. 

He was preceded in death by his parents, stepmother Faye Ross, sisters, Gayle (Ross) Burleson and Carrol (Ross) Owen. Two grandchildren and great-grandchild, Kourtland Curd and stepgrandchild Emille Hardin.

He is survived today by his daughter Lisa Curd and husband James Jr. of Jacksboro; stepchildren Danny Beck and wife Tammy of Wichita Falls, and Cody Beck and wife Amy of Fort Worth; sister Loretta Ross, brother-in-law and best friend Curtis Owen; grandchildren Laramee Curd, Cayennee “Ky” Rhoades, James “Trey” Curd III and wife Courtnie; stepgrandchildren Daniel Beck and wife April, Kamryn Beck, Allie Beck; great-grandchildren Ryon, Blakelee, Trinity, Brentlee, Channing, Burkelee, James IV “Treyson”, Kanyon; step great-grandchildren Trinity, Cason, Colton, Athon, Kenli, Braxton, and Brooklyn; nieces and nephews Glenn Wayne Burleson, Mike Burleson, Theresa Burleson, Stephina Browning and husband Kenny, Sheila Ogle and husband Bubba, and Leann Mercer and husband Bobby. 

Funeral services were held Wednesday, April 11, 2018 at Jack County Cowboy Church. Burial followed at Ross Family Cemetery. 

Pallbearers were James Curd Jr., James “Trey” Curd III, Mike Burleson, Kenny Browning, Bobbie Mercer, and Jordan Newsome.

Honorary Pallbearers: Curtis Owen, Dickey Ross, James Carter Ross, Glenn Wayne Burleson, Lee “Bubba” Ogle, Jr., Bob Tackett and Brandon Mercer. 

In Lieu of Flowers donations may be given to Jack County Cowboy Church, 369 E. Jasper Street, Jacksboro, Tx 76458.

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