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1953 James 2023

James "Ron" Ronald Ross

November 2, 1953 — December 29, 2023

Stony Point

James “Ron” Ronald Ross, age 70, passed away Friday, December 29, 2023, at his home in Alexander County. He was born to the late James Ross and Joan Holland Atkins on Monday, November 2, 1953, in Iredell County. Mr. Ross was a member of New Life Church. Ron loved ministering to people about addiction and traveling to other countries to minister. He enjoyed going to the mountains, golfing, and watching golf. Ron especially loved his family and grandchildren and being able to spend time with them.

Including his parents, he was preceded in death by his granddaughter, Kari Hope Hogge; and sister, Debbie Stokes.

Those left to cherish the memories of Ron include his wife of 43 years, Janis Ross; daughters, Erin Hogge (Kyle) and Amy Ross (Huck); grandchildren, Kaden Hogge, Jaxon Sarno, and Wrenley Mullins; brothers, Don Ross and Ken Ross (Mary); mother, Sue Ross; step-brother, Steve Werner (Kathy); step-sister, Marcia Johnson (Danny); and several nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.

A family led Memorial Service will be held Saturday January 6, 2024, at New Life Church in Taylorsville, at 2:00 pm. Pastor Steve Watson and Alan Smith will officiate. The family would invite you to come in casual clothing for the service.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Western NC Overcomers, 1518 Buffalo Shoals Road, Claremont, NC 28610 or The Way of Hope, 296 Treebark Road, Statesville, NC 28625.

Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Alexander Funeral and Cremation Service.

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