Jamie R. Ross, 44, of North Vernon, passed away Tuesday, March 28, 2017, at St. Vincent Jennings Hospital. Born June 28, 1972, in Columbus, Jamie was the son of Ronald Ross and Lillian Shepherd.
He graduated from Jennings County High School in 1990. He married Kerry Zamora on September 5, 1992, and she survives.
Jamie was employed by Webster West, where he worked in shipping and receiving. He was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church, and he enjoyed fishing, hunting, camping, woodworking and outdoor activities.
In addition to his wife, Kerry, survivors include his mother and stepfather, Lillian and Kim Shepherd of Butlerville; father and stepmother, Ronald and Kathy Ross of Westport; sons, Tyler and John Paul Ross, both of North Vernon; sister, Megan Ross of Columbus; brothers, John Ross of North Vernon, Ryan (Larissa) Ross of Greenwood, Jim Ross of Westport, and Robin (Katie) Ross of Camby; and 17 nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents, John and Jessie Prewitt, Gordan and Alberta Ross, Forrest and Rita Shepherd, and Howard and Kay Compton; aunt, Diane Boyd; niece, Bridget Brinkmeier; and nephew, Jessie Ross.
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. on Friday, March 31 at Sawyer-Pickett Funeral & Cremation Service, with a rosary service at 3:30 p.m. Funeral services begin at 11 a.m. on Saturday, April 1 at the funeral home, with Rev. Jerry Byrd and Rev. Gary Haines officiating. Burial will be in Butlerville Cemetery.
Memorials may be made through the funeral home to the American Heart Association, Juvenile Diabetes Association, or to the family for an education fund for Jamie's children.
Friends are invited to light a candle or leave a message of condolence in Jamie's memory at www.sawyerfuneralservice.com.
Published on March 29, 2017