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Lyle Austin Ross

Posted 2018-09-12 by mhenderson
Published in Today's News Herald on Sept. 12, 2018 -
Lake Havasu City, Arizona -

Lyle Austin Ross , 88, died unexpectedly and peacefully in a Las Vegas
hospital. He recently celebrated his 64th wedding anniversary with
Jacqueline K. Ross. He was born July 14, 1930 in Great Valley, New
York.

Lyle graduated from high school in Franklinville, New York. He
graduated from Valparaiso Technical Institute in Valparaiso, Indiana.
Lyle went on to graduate from the Rochester Institute of Technology in
Rochester, New York with a degree in electrology.

Lyle served during the Korean War in France and Germany from May 1951
to May 1953.

He was employed by both General Railway Signal Company and Xerox
Corporation in Rochester, New York, Texas and California.
He was a lifetime member of VFW, Elks, several Theatre Organ Societies
and several Walk to Emmaus communities.

Lyle had many hobbies that have included being a ham radio operator
and a crew member on a super modified race car. He enjoyed many types
of music, golf, boating, motorcycling, crossword puzzles, traveling in
his RV and going on cruises.

Lyle really enjoyed his work as lay chaplain for St. Michael's United
Methodist Church for the past 18 years.

Lyle is survived by his wife, Jacqueline K. Ross, daughters Diane
McDonough of Oro Valley, Carol Moore of Denton, Texas, sons Daniel
Ross of Sachse, Texas and Philip Ross of Midway City, California.
Lyle had 14 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren.

Lyle was preceded in death by his parents, Austin A. Ross,
Franklinville, New York and mother, Leola Lyons, Lakeland, Florida and
sister Lucille Creamer of Lakeland, Florida.

A celebration of life is at Saint Michael's United Methodist Church,
Thursday, Sept. 13, at 1 p.m.

Internment will be at a later date in Franklinville, New York.




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