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Henry B. Ross
Sunrise: October 21, 1950    Sunset: July 21, 2022
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His Life Story...

Henry (Bopete) Benjamin Ross Sr. was born October 21st, 1950, in Pineville South Carolina, to the late Elijah and Audrey Ross. Henry departed this life on July 21st, 2022, at home in Dover, Delaware surrounded by family.


Henry received his early education at Berkeley County School System. He graduated from Russellville High School at St. Steven, South Carolina in 1968. He went to Job Corp in Breckinridge, Kentucky right after high school. He finished with a certificate in Brick Masonry. Henry moved to Boston Massachusetts working in his field. He then met Jo Ann Willis and fell in love. He moved to New Jersey and was united in holy matrimony to Jo Ann Willis on June 18, 1981. The union ended up raising and bearing four children.



Henry worked in various unions and retired from Local #33 in Atlantic City, New Jersey. He retired with over 50 years experience of being a Master Brick Masonry. You can find a lot of his work along the East Coast.

Henry is preceded in death by his loving parents, Elijah and Audrey Ross; aunt; cousins; siblings, Elijah Ross and Ida (Ross) White; and a loving grandson, Terel (Fatz) Bussey.

Henry leaves to cherish his memory: his wife, Jo Ann Ross of Dover, Delaware; his children, Kevin Ross of Martinsburg, West Virginia, Kimberly (Ross) Acevedo of Dover, Delaware, Kaneise Ross of Dover, Delaware, and Henry "Man" Ross Jr (Victoria) of Dover, Delaware; a host of brothers and sisters; 13 grandchildren, Jene’, Rene’, Tyree, Katia, Saniya, Jesse, Tiffany, Seth, Stephan, Shariah, Savien, Passion, and Tataleya; eight great grandchildren; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, extended family and friends.

Lovingly Submitted, 
The Family 

"You wanna ride out to the beach? 
I wanna see the beach, so I can fly away!"

                    -Last words of Henry Ross 

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