Mr. Gross died Monday, October 4, 2010, at Bon Harbor Nursing & Rehabilitation in Owensboro.
He was born on March 18, 1924 in Muhlenberg County to the late Jacob and Christine Gross.
He was a member of Cumberland Presbyterian Church, the Owensboro Lions Club and Telephone Pioneers. He retired from Bell South and was an Army veteran of World War II.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Frances L. Gross, on March 20, 2000.
He is survived by his son, Dr. Michael Gross and wife Ellen of Cadiz; his brother, Don Gross of Masonville; several cousins and his caregiver, Nancy Payne.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Trigg County Humane Society, 4146 Hampton Road, Cadiz, KY 42211. Online messages of condolence may be made at www.davisfuneralhome.