William A. Ross Jr.

William A. Ross Jr.
Aug. 25, 1940-May 25, 2011
KOONTZ LAKE — William A. Ross Jr., 70, of Foley, Ala., formerly of Koontz Lake passed away May 25, 2011 in Pensacola, Fla. Bill was born Aug. 25, 1940 in Chicago, Ill. to William and Elsie (Phillpott) Ross Sr. May 25, 1974 in Walkerton, he was married to Sandra Skiles.
Surviving are his wife, Sandra; sons, Bret (Steffanie) Ross of Arizona, Chris Reynolds and Scott Reynolds, both of Alaska, and William (Rayna) Reynolds of Colorado; stepdaughter, Davina (Gary) Barbknecht of Grovertown; stepson, David (Cheryl) Klinedinst of Goshen; 10 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Charles and Russell Jansen; and stepson, Dennis Klinedinst.
Bill was a bush pilot in Kodiak, Alaska and retired owner of Ross Engineering in Walkerton. He enjoyed golfing, hunting and the outdoors.
A memorial service will be held Friday, June 17, 2011 at 7 p.m. EDT in Rannells Funeral Home, Koontz Lake Chapel where friends may visit with the family one hour prior to the service. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given to the American Cancer Society. To leave online condolences go to rannellsfuneralhome.com.