It is with great sadness the family of Ross announces his passing at Groves Memorial Hospital on September 6, 2019 in his 87th year. Survived by his wife Jean (nee: Wolfe), children Linda (Denis) Vinette, Kevin (Beverly) Bessey and Julie (Wayne) Coulson, 6 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren. The Bessey family would to thank Groves Memorial Hospital, Heritage River and their family friend John Stickney for their gentle care of Ross. Cremation has taken place. A private family graveside service will be held at a later date. Donations in Ross’ memory may be made to The Kidney Foundation.