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Michael Ross Services: Have been held. Michael H. Ross, 71, died on Sunday, Oct. 9, 2005, in Tucumcari. He was born on July 19, 1934, in New York to Herbert and Beatrice Ross. He attended Fishburn Military Academy in Virginia and graduated from high school in Washington, D.C. He attended the University of Maryland where he majored in engineering. He served his country in the U.S. Navy from 1954 to 1960 and was an armament mechanic for 30 years, retiring in 1995. Family members said he enjoyed shooting sports and classic cars. He was a lifetime member of the NRA. He was preceded in death by his wife, Debra. He is survived by three sons, Tucumcari's Stephen Ross (and wife, Annette), Richard Ross of Miami and Ian Ross of Gambril, Md.; his sister Ellen Finkelstein (Sanford) of New Jersey; a grandson, Dylan Ross of Tucumcari; two nieces, Kami (Eric) of New Jersey, and Dana Finkelstein of Virginia; and good friend Jim Dickerson of Tucumcari. Following his wishes, he was returned to Falls Church, Va., for graveside services and burial next to his wife. Arrangements were by Dunn Funeral Home of Tucumcari.
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