Obituary: Jerry Allen Ross, Sr.

August 22, 1944 – September 26, 2022

Jerry Allen Ross, Sr., 78, of Mitchell, IN passed away on Monday, September 26, 2022.

Born on August 22, 1944, he was the son of Mack and Ruby (Robbins) Ross. He married Charlotte Ann Riggle on October 25, 1961, and she preceded him in death on June 2, 2020.

Jerry retired from the Lawrence County Sheriff’s department after 26 years, with eight of those years serving as the
Lawrence County Sheriff.

Surviving to cherish Jerry’s memory are two sons, Jerry Ross, Jr., and companion, Beverly Holsapple of Bedford, IN, and Terry Scott Ross of Bedford, IN; one daughter, Vicky (Danny) Bridges of Bedford, IN; five grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Preceding Jerry in death is his wife; two brothers, Albert Ross and Carl Ross; one sister, Ruth Glover; and one granddaughter, Niki Jo Bridges.

Private funeral services were held.

The Ferguson-Lee Chapel of Thorne-George Family Funeral Homes in Bedford has been entrusted with the arrangements for Jerry.

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