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Carl Dukes Ross

A lifelong resident of Delaware, Carl Dukes Ross, 90, passed away peacefully on Monday, August 15, 2016.

Carl, known as "Duke," was a City of Wilmington firefighter for twenty-five years until he was injured in the line of duty and retired as a Captain. He also worked for several local home heating companies.

A Navy veteran of World War II, he served on board the ship, USS Maquoketa in the South Pacific. He was a member of the Holly Oak Calvary UMC.

Preceded in death by his wife of 65 years, Doris P. Ross, he is survived by his brother, Albert; sister, Joan Walton; sons, Donald C. (Gwen) and Ronald A., daughter, Barbara Ann Perkins (Robert); and a grandson, Reis G. Perkins.

The family extends special thanks to the wonderful staff at the Wilmington Christiana Hospital for their care and support.

Funeral services will be private.


Published in The News Journal on Aug. 21, 2016
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