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Thurman J. Ross

Thurman J. Ross, 81, of Argillite, Kentucky went to be with the Lord Saturday, January 13, 2018 at his home. Mr. Ross was born August 13, 1936 in Blaine, Kentucky a son of the late Henry Chilton and Molly Genevieve Moore Ross. He was a retired millwright from AK Steel. He was a youth choir leader for many years at Williams Creek Church of God. He later attended Argillite Nazarene Church where he was a youth leader for several years. He loved to fish, hunt and coon hunting was one of his favorites. He loved to play gospel music. He played guitar in many gospel groups, The Revelators, Way Makers Children and the Ross Family Band were a few of the groups. He loved his grandchildren and great-grandchildren dearly. Thurman was a wonderful husband and father who will be greatly missed by all who knew him.

He is survived by his loving wife of 61 years Hazel Frances Gillum Ross

one son

Darrell Wayne (Velma) Ross of Argillite, Kentucky

one daughter

Patricia “Patty” Lynn (Dave) Stamper of Centerville, Ohio

two sisters

Mary (Herbert) Witten of Argillite, Kentucky

Delores (James) Tunstill of Argillite, Kentucky

five grandchildren

Shawna (Brent) Salyers

Kayla (Steve) Peters

Courtney (Justin) Clarke

Zach (Emily) Stamper

Ross Stamper

eleven great-grandchildren

Jayden, Tanner, Braydon, Madison, Jackson, Brynlee, Carson, Zane, Charlie J., Silas, and Annie

Funeral services will be conducted at 1:00 pm Wednesday, January 17, 2018 at Reed Funeral Home in Greenup by Rev. James Harris and Rev. Roger Ross. Burial will be in Bellefonte Memorial Gardens in Flatwoods, Kentucky. Visitation will be from 6:00 – 8:00 pm Tuesday and one hour before the service on Wednesday. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in Thurman’s honor to the American Heart Association. Condolences may be made at

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