9/12/2020 5:48:00 PM Chester Ervin Ross June 1, 1940 - September 10, 2020
CONOVER, N.C. - Chester Ervin Ross, 80, of Conover passed away on Thursday, September 10, 2020 at his residence.
He was born June 1, 1940 in Catawba County to the late Lonnie Clarence Ross and Olibell Marr Ross. Chester enjoyed helping his family, relaxing on the porch, watching game shows, farming, fishing, remodeling and taking trips to the mountains.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Rosell Ross of 61 years; brothers, Randy, David, Bud; sisters, Evelyn, Edna, Francis and Judy.
Those left to cherish his memory are sons Tim Ross and fiancé Sandy Lane of Conover, Terry Ross of Conover, Todd Ross of Vale; daughters Brenda Byles of Hickory, Tina Lane of Mt. View; companion Wanda Hefner of Hickory; brother Dallas Ross of Conover; sisters Bessie Willis of Lincolnton, Mary Pigford of Conover; grandchildren Tasha, Terry Jr., Chris, Matt, Josh, Timmy, William, Erin and Anthony; great-grandchildren Aiden, Lillian, Gaige, Carson, Bentley, Claira, Jordan, Madison, Breana and Jessie.
A service to celebrate Chester’s life will be held on Wednesday, September 16, 2020 at 11 a.m. in the Chapel of Bennett Funeral Service, 7878 NC Hwy 16, Newton, NC 28658. Rev. Tim Shook will officiate. Burial will follow at Catawba Memorial Park in Hickory. The family will receive friends prior to the service from 9:45 to 10:45 a.m. at Bennett Funeral Service.
Memorials may be made to Humane Society of Catawba County, P.O. Box 63, Hickory, NC 28603.
Condolences may be sent to the Ross family at www.bennettfuneralservice.com,
Bennett Funeral Service of Newton, N.C. is serving the Ross family.