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Patrick Henry Ross

December 9, 1949 — December 19, 2022

Patrick Henry Ross

Patrick Henry Ross passed away on Monday, December 19, 2022. Patrick was born on December 9, 1949 in Houston, Texas to J.B. Ross and Nancy Jane (Foster) Ross. He graduated from Milby High School in 1968. He then attended Sam Houston University and received a Bachelor of Science in 1972 and obtained a Master's Degree in 1974. Patrick was drafted into the U.S. Military in 1972 and joined the Army Reserves where he served in the Military Police from 1972 to 1978. Also, while attending the university he worked as a prison guard for the State of Texas Prison system in Huntsville. While working as a prison guard he won both top awards for rifle and pistol marksmanship.


After graduating from Sam Houston University, Patrick went to work for the Production Credit Association in Beaumont, Texas as an agricultural loan officer. He enjoyed going to visit with the farmers and ranchers he served until his retirement from Capital Farm Credit in Edna, Texas in 2015. For many years Patrick served as a member of the Lions Club in the Winnie-Stowell and Edna clubs. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, shooting skeet and trap, gunsmithing, and teaching his grandchildren how to hunt and play dominoes. Patrick also loved to tell his grandchildren stories about his exploits while coon hunting.


Patrick is survived by his sister, Linda Worley and his brothers, Roy Ross and James Ross; his three children, Katy (Ross) Williams and her husband, Jonathan, Samuel Ross and his wife, Cara, and William Ross and his grandchildren, Colt Williams, Caleb Williams, Joseph Williams, Emma Williams, Credence Huckerby and Sealey Ross.


Funeral services for Patrick will be held 10 A.M., Wednesday, December 28, 2022 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Madisonville, Texas. A brief visitation will take place prior to the service from 9 A.M. to 10 A.M. at the church. A committal service will be held in Jozye Cemetery in rural Madison County, Texas.


Pallbearers:  Delbert Earl Ross, Mark Kallus, Mark Shimek, Stephen Andel, Colt Williams, Caleb Williams


Honorary Pallbearers:  Les Huber, Bob Sobezak, JR Garcia, Earl Munson, William P. Ross


In lieu of flowers Patrick requested donations be made to the Victoria Skeet and Trap Club’s Scholarship Fund at P.O. Box 4116, Victoria, TX 77903-4116.


Arrangements are under the direction of Madisonville Funeral Home, Madisonville, Texas.


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Past Services

Visitation

Wednesday, December 28, 2022

9:00 - 10:00 am (Central time)

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

1205 East Main Street, Madisonville, TX 77864

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Service

Wednesday, December 28, 2022

Starts at 10:00 am (Central time)

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

1205 East Main Street, Madisonville, TX 77864

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