Kenneth A. Ross


Kenneth A. "Coach" Ross, 80, of College Park, died Tuesday, January 15, 2019. Ken was a Teacher and Coach for 41 years, having taught and coached for 25 years at College Park High School, and 16 years at Riverdale High School. He was a member of the Georgia High School Coach's Hall of Fame, and was a member of Jefferson Avenue Baptist Church.

Ken was preceded in death by his loving wife of 57 years, Marie Abercrombie Ross, in August of 2016.

Surviving are their sons and daughters-in-law, Ken & Carla Ross, Kevin & Rachelle Ross, and Keith & LeeAnne Ross; grandchildren, Katherine & Travis McDonald, Trey & Bridgette Ross, Kayla Ross, Andrew & Catherine Ross, Matthew & Kristie Ross, Annie Ross; great grandchildren, Karlie McDonald, Haylie McDonald, Jessa Ross, Jemma Ross, Brayden Ross, and Tristen Williams; a sister and brother-in-law, Beverly & Jerry Milam; and a sister-in-law, Joan Ross.

Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, January 17th at Jefferson Avenue Baptist Church, 1150 Jefferson Avenue, East Point, GA 30344, with Reverend Darwin Caldwell and Mr. Kevin Ross officiating. Interment will follow at 2:30 p.m. at Sunset Memory Gardens in Cartersville.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Cancer Treatment Centers of America, 600 Celebrate Life Parkway, Newnan, GA 30265, or to Southwest Christian Care, 7225 Lester Road, Union City, GA 30291. Visitation will be Thursday from 9:30 a.m. until the service hour at the church. Donehoo-Lewis Funeral Home, Hapeville. 404-761-2171