David James Ross, 61, died surrounded by family on Jan. 30, 2019, at Nathan Adelson Hospice in Las Vegas, Nev. A Baha'i funeral was held on Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019, by Thomas and Jones Funeral Home at the Palm Downtown Cemetery in Las
David is survived by his mother, Elsie Deal; his daughters, Elise (Aaron) Loan, Michaela (Joseph) Fishell and Erika Ross; stepdaughter, Kelsey Groebner; siblings, Daniel (Tonya) Ross and AnnElise (Phil) Fassler; and grandchildren, Claire, Asher, EmeAnn and Jaxson.
David was preceded in death by his father, James Ross.
David was born June 27, 1957, in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, where he graduated from Kennedy High School in 1975. After school, he worked many years for his family's business, LW Ross & Sons, before eventually moving on to become well-known within the commercial refrigeration industry. His passions included the outdoors, traveling, good music and the Green Bay Packers.
Should friends desire, contributions may be designated to the David J. Ross Memorial Fund to assist the family with expenses, in care of Elise Loan, 7626 Pin Tail Dr. NE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52402, or directly to Cedar Rapids Bank & Trust.