David Clinton Ross, Sr.

December 20, 1925 ~ January 9, 2020 (age 94)


Dalzell, SC…David Clinton Ross Sr., age 94, beloved husband of Linda Morris Ross, died on Thursday, January 9, 2020 at his residence.

Born in Sumter County, SC, David was the son of the late Robert Ross, Sr. and Katie Boykin Ross.  He proudly served his country as a member of the United States Marine Corps during WWII.  David loved to work on his farm and retired from Shaw AFB as a Civil Service employee.  He also served as a past manager and director of the Dalzell Water District.  David was a long time member of Dalzell UMC, a member of the Sumter Shrine Club and was a founding member of Safe Federal Credit Union.  He loved to go fishing and was always serving his community and helping people in any way that he could.  He will be remembered as a very loving husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather, brother and friend.  He will be dearly missed by all who knew him.

Surviving in addition to his wife Linda is; one son, David Ross Jr. and his wife Frieda of Cayce; two daughters, Jane McKellar and her husband Fred of Dalzell and Sheila Ross of Dalzell; one brother, James W. Ross and his wife Shirley of Dalzell; two sisters, Annie DuBose of Sumter and Carolyn Apperson of Jacksonville, FL; four grandchildren, Kimberly Corley and her husband Henry, Shannon McKellar, Clint McKellar and his wife Mariah and Breanna Ross; six great grandchildren, Logan, Nathan, Jackson, Katie, Jack and Bryce.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by one son, Donald A. Ross; six brothers, Thomas Ross, Robert Ross Jr., Henry Ross, Blanding Ross, Carl H. Ross and Charles Ross and one sister, Katherine Brown.

A funeral service will be held on Sunday, January 12, 2020 at 3:00 pm at Dalzell United Methodist Church.  Interment will immediately follow the service in The Ross Cemetery, Red Lane Road, Dalzell, SC.

The family will receive friends on Saturday, January 11, 2020, from 4:00-6:00 pm at Bullock Funeral Home.

Memorials may be made to The Ross Cemetery, P.O. Box 175, Dalzell, SC 29040.

The family would like to express a heartfelt thank you to Rosa Jefferson, Naomia Slater and Sarah Parker for their loving and compassionate care.

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January 11, 2020

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Bullock Funeral Home
1190 Wilson Hall Road
Sumter, SC 29150

Funeral Service
January 12, 2020

3:00 PM
Dalzell UMC
3330 Black River Road
Dalzell, SC 29040

Interment following funeral service
January 12, 2020

The Ross Cemetery
Red Lane Road
Dalzell, SC 29040

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