Frank Lee Ross, 89, of Springdale, Arkansas passed away Tuesday, February 2, 2021 at Meadowview Healthcare & Rehabilitation Facility.
Frank was born on December 24, 1931 in Scottsville, Arkansas. He was the son of Dewight Washington Ross and Hazel Geniva Lee Ross. Frank served honorably 18 years in the US Navy as a Seabee. After his service he drove a semi-truck as an independent contractor until he retired. In Frank’s spare time he enjoyed fishing, fixing cars, country music and his pearl snap shirts. His favorite TV shows were Heehaw and Gunsmoke and was known to wake up singing “Oh what a beautiful morning, oh what a beautiful day” at four in the morning.
He is survived by wife, Peggy Ann Ross of Springdale, Arkansas; two sons, Dennis Lee Ross and Donald Dewayne Ross, both of Springdale, Arkansas; two daughters, Patricia Ann Stephens and husband Ron of Alma, Arkansas and Frances Sue McCutcheon of Springdale, Arkansas; one brother, David M. Ross and wife Kay of Springdale, Arkansas; one sister, Glenna Lavern York of Farmington, Arkansas; five grandchildren, six great grandchildren and many other loved ones.
Visitation will be held at the Backstrom-Pyeatte Funeral Home in Springdale on Monday, February 22, 2021 from 5:00pm to 8:00pm.
Services will be held at the Backstrom-Pyeatte Funeral Chapel on Tuesday, February 23,2021 at 12:00 pm. Burial will follow at the Fayetteville National Cemetery with Military Honors. Arrangements are entrusted to the direction of the Backstrom-Pyeatte Funeral Home of Springdale. To sign online guestbook please go to www.backstrom-pyeatte.com.
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