News Death Notice

GROSS, Homer age 86 of Hamilton passed away Sunday March 3, 2013 at University Hospital in Cincinnati. He was born December 7, 1926 in Breathitt County, Kentucky the son of the late Tom and Bertha (Chatt) Gross. Mr. Gross was a veteran of the U.S. Army during World War II. He owned and operated his barber shop since 1947 and worked at the same location on Pleasant Avenue for over 60 years. He was a member of the Benjamin Franklin Masonic Lodge #719, was a member of the Shrine, the Scottish Rite, and was a Kentucky Colonel. He attended the Highway of Holiness Church. On December 23, 1948 he married Molly (Asher) Gross and she preceded him in death on March 21, 2012. Mr. Gross is survived by two daughters Linda (Darrell) Reece and Brenda (Michael) Koedel; six grandchildren Joe, Jerry, Nikki, Cody, Dustin, and Matthew; seven great grandchildren; three great great grandchildren; two sisters Edna Keene and Anna (Donald) McIntosh; two brothers Orville Gross and Lester Gross. He was also preceded in death by one brother Troy Gross and four sisters Effie Gross, Hazel Bowling, Alamaray Hall, and Arizola Raleigh, and great grandson Johnithian Reece. Visitation 5-8 PM Friday at THE WEBSTER FUNERAL HOME 3080 Homeward Way at Rt. 4, Fairfield. A Masonic service followed by the Scottish Rite Ring Ceremony will begin at 7:00 PM Friday at the funeral home. The funeral service will be conducted at 10:00 AM Saturday March 9, 2013 at the funeral home, with Rev. Doug Finley, officiating. Burial to follow with full military honors in Greenwood Cemetery. www.websterfuneralhomes.com

Funeral Home

Webster Funeral Home
3080 Homeward Way Fairfield, OH 45014

Published in Journal-News from Mar. 6 to Mar. 7, 2013