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Richard Norbert Ross

Richard Norbert Ross, 88, of Hayesville, passed away Tuesday, April 11, 2017.
Richard was born May 5, 1928 to the late Mr. Edward and Stella Walkowski Rutkowski in Detroit, Mich. He is survived by his devoted wife, Marilyn McCarthy Ross, children Nancy (Richard) Engert, Judy Ward, Terry Mursell, Edward (Patricia) Ross, Lory (Ken) Freeman, and Timothy (Tina) Ross. He also leaves 14 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren and many loving neices, nephews and friends.
Preceding him in death are beloved daughter Kathy (John) Leighton and dear son in law James (Terry) Mursell.
Richard attended Immaculate Heart of Mary in Hayesville.
He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and uncle. Richard and Marilyn were devotedly married for 67 years. Richard worked for the United States Postal Service for 30 years and has been retired for 30 years.
Visitation will be held from 1-3 p.m. Thursday, April 13 at Banister Funeral Home.
Banister Funeral Home, of Hiawassee, Ga. is in charge of arrangements.

Clay County Progress

Mailing Address: PO Box 483, Hayesville, NC 28904
Physical Address: 43 Main Street, Hayesville, NC 28904
Phone: 828-389-8431
Fax: 828-389-9997