George Randall Ross, age 68, of Excelsior Springs, MO, passed away at home on July 25, 2021. George was born in Lamar, MO; the son of Newell L. and F. Lorene (Ward) Ross. He grew up in Kansas City and the family moved to the Northland in the early ’60s. He played little league baseball and graduated from North Kansas City High School in 1971, where he was an alto sax player in the marching band.
He joined the United States Army in 1974, where he trained and worked as a surgical technologist in Fort Hood, Texas. He was promoted to Sergeant before his honorable discharge in 1977 and returned to Kansas City. He worked at multiple operating room units around the Kansas City area. He was a tissue procurement specialist delivering organs for transplants across the United States. He enjoyed Chiefs football and was a dedicated pet owner. He loved spending time with family and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his older, brother Robert L. Ross, and nephew, Richard A. Ross.
He is survived by his sons, Jason Ross (Janet) of Kearney, MO, and Kyle Ross (Stesha) of Scottsdale, AZ; granddaughters, Paige, Taylor, London, Skya; and many nieces and nephews.
Family graveside services will be held at the Missouri Veterans Cemetery in Higginsville, MO, on August 3, 2021. In lieu of flowers, family suggests donations to ASPCA .
Arrangements in care of Bross & Spidle Funeral Home, Excelsior Springs.
Our Sincere Condolences
Jason and family,
Thinking of you. I loved working with your Dad. He taught me to let my hair down. What a character. He was so proud of you.
My heart and prayers go out to all of you.
Rest in peace George.
Jason and Janet you are in my thoughts and prayers. I am so sorry for your loss. May God grant you strength and peace.
Jason we are so sorry for your loss. You were certainly a good son and a dedicated son. You sure helped him when he got sick. I’m so glad that you and your dad did so many fun things together. What great memories for you.
Love, Bob and Sue Dykes
Sense I don’t work & most people I worked with are gone, sorry to hear about your father. I think about you & Janet often. It’s lonely sense I don’t have Bill. Miss him alot.