Richard "Rick" Ross

May 7, 1940 - May 28, 2023

On Sunday, May 28th, 2023, Richard Allen Ross passed into the arms of his lord and savior. Born on May 7th, 1940, in Chelsea, Massachusetts to Anna May Souza, Rick was a loving father and grandfather, a loyal friend, and a faithful servant of God. He was a proud veteran of the United States Marine Corps, serving his country as a Seargent at Camp Lejune, North Carolina, and Paris Island, South Carolina from 1957-1965. After moving to Texas, Rick dedicated countless hours to the community of Kirbyville by volunteering wherever he saw a need. He was best known for his work with the Kirbyville Christian Outreach, where he devoted eighteen years of service. He is survived by his brother Earl, daughters Sandra, Dawn, Linda, and Tracey, granddaughters Raychel, Stephanie, Stacy, and Crisjen, five great-grandchildren, and his KCO family.  He is proceeded in death by his mother Anna, son Chuck, son-in-law Andy, sister Joyce, and lifelong friend Roberta Roberts.