Jimmy Lee RossJune 17, 1952 ~ April 6, 2020 (age 67)
Jimmy Lee Ross, 67, of Crossett, passed away on April 6, 2020, in Perth, Australia, while on a dream vacation. He was born on June 17, 1952, to his parents, Ira Lee and Maudie Groves Ross. He was raised in Warren, Arkansas, where he graduated high school. He went on to receive a bachelor’s degree in Business Education from the University of Arkansas at Monticello, and a master’s degree from Louisiana Tech University.
Jimmy loved the Lord and volunteered as a lay minister whenever needed. For 25 years, he worked for Georgia Pacific, until his retirement in 2018.
He was an avid deer hunter with a larger than life personality and hilarious sense of humor. He was smart and gracious and always spoke with sincerity.
He is preceded in death by his parents and one sister, Barbara Ross. His survivors include one daughter, Alicia Liles, and husband, Jonathan of Crossett; two sisters, Martha Young of Rye, AR, and Janet Reaves of Scott, AR; his former wife and best friend, Debbie K. Ross of Crossett; and three grandchildren, Noah, Abigail, and Sophia; along with a host of nieces and nephews.
A Memorial Service will be held at a later date. Please continue to check meddersfuneralhome.com for updates regarding service information.