Obituary: Ralph R. Ross

Posted at 10:42 AM, May 05, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-05 12:42:26-04

Ralph R. Ross, 59, of Belgrade passed away Friday, April 19, 2019, following a courageous battle with pancreatic cancer.

Ralph was born May 24, 1959 in Dillon, Montana to Eugene and Joanie (McBride) Ross.  He graduated from Beaverhead County High School and then attended University of Montana.  He lived in Butte most of his life, moving to Belgrade in 2018 to be near his daughter, Adrianne.  He worked as a Sales Representative for Food Services of America in Billings for 20 years.

He loved the outdoors, particularly fishing, four-wheeling, and hunting.  He was a talented cook and piano player.  Ralph also enjoyed elephants and collecting trains.  Above all else, he loved his family, especially his grandkids.

He is survived by his daughter, Adrianne (Justin) Mancoronal; grandchildren, Payton and Bentley; sisters, Chris (Jim) Davis, Sandra (Kyle) Christianson, and Charlene (Rob) Macioroski; and brother, Mike (Lynette) Ross.

Ralph was preceded in death by his parents and grandmother.

A Memorial Service will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, April 22, at Dokken-Nelson Funeral Service.  Colorful and comfortable attire is recommended.

Father – Friend – Family – Fisherman

Arrangements are in the care of Dokken-Nelson Funeral Service.