Andrew Ross, 92, of Gilbert, Ariz. passed away on Jan. 4, 2013.
He spent much of his life in Cincinnati, Iowa and St. Joseph, Mo. before he and his wife Verbia moved to Arizona to be close to family. Verbia died in 2009 after 65 years of marriage. Andrew is survived by daughters Lauranna Durant and Janice Merritt and son Steve Ross, all of Gilbert, Ariz. He was preceded in death by his parents George and Ava Ross of Cincinnati and brother Harry Ross of Ottumwa.
Andrew was a proud WWII Navy veteran and a member of the Masonic lodge. He was a chemist for Boehringer/Ingelheim in St. Joseph for 27 years. A private family service will be held.