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Wilbur R. Ross

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“Debbie, Trudy I'm so sorry to hear that you're precious dad passed away. Our heart felt condolences to all of you. He was a very special man. We...Read More »
1 of 4 | Posted by: Linda Knight - Lexington, SC

“Debbie,We regret that we did not learn of your Father's passing until I read the Church weekly news letter. Mr. Ross was a great friend to Blondell,...Read More »
2 of 4 | Posted by: Earnest Rodgers - Lexington, SC

“Debbie,I hope you know that a great many people, including myself, loved your Dad very much and will miss his wonderful appreciation of life. ...Read More »
3 of 4 | Posted by: MARILYN WILSON - COLUMBIA, SC

“Debbie,we are so sorry to hear of your dads passing.Mike really enjoyed the times he worked there talking to Mr.Ross he was a very sweet man. ”
4 of 4 | Posted by: mike & sharelene Cooper - SC


Wilbur was born on February 14, 1926 and passed away on Friday, October 11, 2019.

Wilbur was a resident of Columbia, South Carolina at the time of passing.

He was a member, Deacon, and past chairman of the Deacon Board at Killian Baptist Church, an associate member and Past Master of Blythewood Masonic Lodge and Worthy Patron of Eastern Star. Wilbur was a member of Dentsville Masonic Lodge, past member and president of the Columbia Chapter of the National Guild of Professional Paper Hangers Guild, as well as the Dentsville Optimist International Club Survivors include his beloved daughters, Trudy Ross Collins (Don), of North Myrtle Beach and Deborah Ross Shepherd (Leon) of Columbia; grandchildren, Tammy Lynette Collins, Don Garland Collins, II (Jen), Burton Wilbur Collins, Elizabeth Shepherd Wilson (Brock), all of Virginia, Sarah Hood Rodgers (Matt), of Greenville, and Katherine Ashley Hood, of Columbia; 11 great-grandchildren, and sister-in-law, Ellen Walden Ross. The funeral service for Mr. Ross will be held 2 o'clock, Tuesday, October 15th, at Shives Funeral Home, Trenholm Road Chapel, 7600 Trenholm Road Ext., Columbia. Burial will fol.

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