John Ross Elder
John Ross Elder
  • October 27, 1989 - January 3, 2018
  • Porter, Texas

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John Ross Elder, age 28, passed away unexpectedly in a tragic car accident on Wednesday, January 3, 2018, in Humble, Texas. Born on October 27, 1989, at Texas Women's Hospital in Houston, Texas, John Ross was a life-long member of the Humble community. He attended Atascocita High School and began working after graduation. John Ross was a loving son, brother, and uncle, who had a lasting impact on all who knew him.
A gifted musician, John Ross was often found playing the piano and entertaining family and friends with his endless humor. He was an adventurous person who lived without fear and was fiercely loyal to those he loved. His infectious smile brought joy and laughter to everyone he interacted with.
John Ross is survived by his parents John and Pamela Elder; siblings Cheryl White, Jason Elder, Elizabeth Elder Pena and husband Michael, Kimberly Elder Martinez and husband Chris, and Kristina Elder Bontrager; nieces and nephews Jaclyn White, Fayth Elder, Noah Bontrager, Olivia Pena, Sophia Martinez, Julia Pena, and Tyler Elder. He is preceded in death by his grandparents Marion and Alphonse Comeaux, Grandfather Lesley C. Yount, Grandmother Virginia I. Elder, and infant sister Jill Elder.
A viewing will be held on Sunday, January 7, 2018, from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., followed by a funeral service on Monday, January 8, 2018, at 2:00 p.m. at Forest Park Lawndale Funeral Home, 6900 Lawndale St., Houston, Texas, 77023. The family invites everyone to attend and celebrate the life of John Ross.