Roger Dale Gross of Union City, OH, passed away Monday, January 21, 2019 at the Union City Nursing Center, Union City, OH, at the age of 72 years, 5 months, and 4 days. He was born Saturday, August 17, 1946, at West Liberty, KY, son of the late Herbert & Lois Haney Gross.
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Roger graduated from Wright State University in 1972. He was a US Army Veteran, serving his country from 1967 – 1991 during the Vietnam War and Gulf War and was also a member of the Army Reserves for many years. He retired from the federal government, Social Security Administration and worked as a substitute teacher in Ohio. He will be remembered as a loving brother & uncle and will be sadly missed by all his family and friends.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Loren Wade Gross and Phillip Gross; and two sisters, Marita Gross Baker and Agatha Gross Robbins.
He is survived by one sister, Donna Arnold of Kettering, OH; two brothers, David Marshall Gross & Debbie of FL and Barry Kevin Gross of Eaton, OH; and several nieces and nephews.
Graveside service 1 p.m., Saturday, January 26, 2019 at the Elam Cemetery, Spaws Creek, with Elder Jimmy Adkins officiating with burial to follow. Military Rites to be conducted at the gravesite by the Morgan County DAV, Chapter 132. Visitation 11:30 a.m., Saturday, January 26, 2019 at the Potter Funeral Home.
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