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Timothy A. Ross

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Ross, Timothy A.
Retired Chief Petty Officer Timothy (Tim) A. Ross of Glendale, Arizona, passed away on April 3, 2016 with his family by his side at the age of 54. He was born April 23, 1961 in Panama City, Florida to the late SSGT. John and Delores Ross. Tim graduated High School from Seaman High School, Topeka, Kansas in 1979 and enlisted into the United States Navy in 1980 where he served for 20 years as a Computer Peripheral Technician and as a Communications Link Technician. Tim served his country proudly in peacetime and when called into action for Operations Desert Storm and Desert Shield. He served on great ships such as the Kitty Hawk, Orion, and the Kincaid. During his 20 years of service, he was awarded the Navy Achievement Medal (2), Good Conduct Award (4), Joint Forces Expeditionary Medal, Coast Guard Meritorious Unit Commendation w/ Silver O, Sea Service Deployment Ribbon (4), Meritorious Unit Commendation, National Defense Service Medal, and the ENL Surface Warfare Specialist. Tim met the love of his life, Carmen Yolanda Freyre Ross in Vallejo, California and were married in 1988. They settled in Glendale Arizona after Tim's retirement in 2000 to raise their two beautiful children, Mary and Jonathan. Tim loved being with his family and the many vacations to Disneyland. The Peoria Unified School District in Peoria, Arizona, hired Tim shortly after retirement to be their LAN Tech 1 and proudly worked there for 16 years. He is survived by his wife of 26 years, Carmen Yolanda Freyre Ross; daughter Mary Lynn Ross; son Jonathan Alan Ross;
mother Delores J. Ross; sister Lori L. Ross; mother in law Margaret E. Wilson; brother in law Tony Wayne S. Wilson; and his grandson Jude Alan Lee Ross. Tim is preceded in death by his father SSGT John D. Ross; sister Jeanene D. Timmons; and brother Jack D. Ross.
Published in The Arizona Republic on Apr. 13, 2016
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