James Alan Ross, 67, of Charleston, passed away on August 27, 2019.
James was born in Wenatchee Washington on June 26, 1952 to the late Helen and Eskum Clyde Ross. He lived in Charleston West Virginia and journeyed to many lands in-between.
James was a renaissance man. He was a Vietnam veteran, a beautiful woodworker and an effective, passionate fundraiser for his community.
He was a beloved husband to Debby Weinstein, adored father to Tricia, Wayne, Jessica and Rachael, and grandfather to Nathaniel, Joshua, Gabriel, and Ayden. James is also survived by his three treasured sisters, Marilyn, Cindy and Debbie, and his new found family in Grayson, Kentucky.
While there will be no funeral service, at James request, the family will have a celebration of his life at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts can be made to The Childhood Language Center (www.childhoodlanguagecenter.org), or to The Center for Independent Documentary and put “The Wake Up Call” in the memo line, 1300 Soldiers Field Road, Suite #5 Boston, MA 02135. The film, “The Wake Up Call,” is a documentary about the remarkable work that Vietnam Veterans have done after their return from the war.
Memories of James may be shared by visiting snodgrassfuneral.com and selecting the obituary. Snodgrass Funeral Home is assisting the family with these arrangements.