Obituary of Gordon R. Ross
LUGOFF – Funeral service for Gordon Ray Ross, 56, will be held on Friday at 12:30 p.m. at Lugoff First Baptist Church. Burial will be held in Fort Jackson National Cemetery, Columbia. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the church. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Foundation or Tunnel To Towers.
Mr. Ross passed away at Prisma Health Richland on Monday, March 14, 2022. Born in Columbia, he was the son of Geneva Edge Ross and the late James Richard Ross. He served in the United States Army 101st Airborne Division. He was deployed in the Sinai Desert for U.N. Multinational Service. He also served in the United States Army Reserves.
Mr. Ross retired from the Richland County Sheriff’s Department as a Corporal. He served on the SRT Team and the Blood Hound Team.
Surviving are his wife of 23 years, Tara Faith Stokes Ross; sons, Nicholas Richard Ross and Noah Carter Ross of the home; mother, Geneva Ross of Lugoff; and brothers, Glenn Richard Ross (Kimberly) and Gregg Randall Ross (Stacey).