Robert Lee Ross, 78, Plainville, died Sunday, May 10, 2015, in Plainville.

He was born Sept. 19, 1936, in Webster to Emmett Ross Sr. and Julia (Smith) Ross.

He married Kenda Sue (Hrabe) Ross on Feb. 27, 1971, in Plainville. He was a heavy-equipment operator.

Survivors include his wife, of the home; two sons, Dennis Ross, Lowell, Ark., and Mike Ross, Elm Springs, Ark.; a daughter, Michelle Graham, Hindsville, Ark.; his step-children, James Burkholder Sr., Olathe, Colo., and Hayley Hummel, Owasso, Okla.; a brother, John Ross, Hays; two sisters, Olive McReynolds, Osborne, and Marla Goodman, Fort Worth, Texas; 12 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren.

Services will be at 2 p.m. May 30 at First Baptist Church, Plainville; burial in Mount Vernon Cemetery.

Memorials are suggested to Rooks County Health Center or First Baptist Church in care of the funeral home.

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