May 10, 1925 ~ June 16, 2022

Born in: Tompkinsville, Kentucky
Resided in: Bowling Green, Kentucky

Ray Eugene “Gene” Ross, 97, of Bowling Green, Kentucky passed away Thursday, June 16, 2022 at Charter Senior Living. He was born in Tompkinsville, Kentucky on May 10, 1925 to the late Robert C. Ross and Tempie E. Green Ross. Gene, alongside his late wife, Maureen Geralds Ross, owned and operated the Ross Market and Fabric Shop in Temple Hill, Kentucky for over 40 years. Gene was a proud World War II United States Army Veteran and during his service, Gene received a Purple Heart and a Bronze Star. Mr. Ross was a longtime member of South Green Street Church of Christ.

Survivors include three sons, Michael Ross (Debbie), Tommy Ross (Stephanie), both of Bowling Green, Marty Ross (Tonya) of Glasgow; seven grandchildren, Michael Ross (Reba), Chris Ross (Tracy), Jonathan Ross (Krista), Dr. Anne Marie Ellis (Trey), Dr. Laura Blann (Seth), Zac Ross (Emily), Zoie Ross; ten great grandchildren, Dr. Katie Weakly (James), Gabe Ross, Luke Ross, John Robert Ross, Olivia Ross, Jon Patrick Ross, Ethan Ross, Lila Ellis, Beckett Ellis, James Garrett Ross; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by one son, David Ross and his siblings, Irene Kirkpatrick, Mary Hammer, Joseph Ross, Gertrude Williams, Jessie Stone, Roy Ross, and Witt Ross.

The funeral service for Mr. Ross will be held 11:00 AM Monday, June 20th at A. F. Crow & Son Funeral Home with burial in the Poplar Log Cemetery. Military Honors will be provided by DAV Chapter #20. Visitation will be on Sunday afternoon from 5:00 PM until 8:00 PM and on Monday morning until time for the service at the funeral home. A. F. Crow & Son is honored to be entrusted in the care of Mr. Ross and his family. Please share your condolences with the family at www.crowfuneralhome.com.

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  1. So sorry for your loss .Our heart and prayers are with all the family.Your Dad was a nice person,and thought a lot of your Mom.Tommy,Marty you two may not remember me cleaning house for Maureen.Good person to work for.Temple Hill never seem the same without Ross’s Market.God Bless!

  2. Dear ones, We are so sorry, our love and prayers are with youall. Uncle Jene was very special❤️

  3. Wonderful Christian man!! We loved Gene and Maurine when we were at Poplar Log Church of Christ back in the 80’s. With our love and sympathy.

  4. Mike and Judy Wilborn
    We are so sad in your loss. We loved Gene and Maureen at the Temple Hill Store. Everytime Brandi would go in the store with me, Gene would ask whi’s birthday is it and she would say mine. So every visit she got a piece of bubble gum for her birthday!❤️🙏

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