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1934 Lanny 2021

Lanny Ross

November 8, 1934 — November 19, 2021

Lanny Glyde Ross, 87, of Mount Vernon, died Friday, November 19, 2021, at his home, surrounded by his family.

Lanny was born November 8, 1934, in Massillon, Ohio to Throllis and Katherine {Crookston} Ross.

He began working at 16 with his lifelong career in construction.

He married Janet Moreland on December 25 th , 1982.

After a short time at Pittsburgh Plate Glass, he started his own successful construction company.  He did all facets of construction, from the ground up. He was a member of Fredericktown Seventh Day Adventist Church. His passion was working with wood, muscle cars, watching boats, fishing, and whatever his family was doing.  Lanny always put his family first.

Lanny will be deeply missed by his wife Janet Ross; the mother of his children Shirley Ann Alexander; children Douglas (Merita) Ross, Billie Gay (Ron) Jones, Thomas (Christine) Ross, Robin (Tanja) Ross, Kellie (Mitch) Martin; five step-children; grandchildren Landra, Angela, Nicole, Kendra, Cory, Lanny, Lacy, Douglas, and Kassady; nine great-grandchildren; many step-grandchildren and step-great-grandchildren; sisters Carol (Harold) Sivey, Mary Lou Grandstaff, and Sharon Vance; and many nieces, nephews, and cousins.  Lanny is also survived by his beloved dog Max.

Lanny was preceded in death by his brothers Austin Ross and Robin Ross; sisters Martha Chaney, and Barb Grabiel.

Graveside services will be Tuesday at 11:00 t Roberts Funeral Home- Mount Vernon Chapel. Burial will be at Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens.  Online tributes may be made at   Memorial contributions may be made to the Knox County Humane Society 400 Columbus Road Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050 .

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Graveside Service

Tuesday, November 23, 2021

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Roberts Funeral Home - Sherwood Chapel

7067 Cleveland Rd, Wooster, OH 44691

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