William 'Billy''s Story

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William "Billy" J. Ross, III, passed away on Sept. 10, 2017 at his home in Fife Lake. He was born on Aug. 12, 1970 in Flint, the son of William and Barbara (Ellis) Ross, Jr.
Billy is survived by his children, Faith Elizabeth Ross-Karpinski, of Florida and Zachary John Ross-Karpinski; his mother, Barbara (Maury Cole) Ross, of Fife Lake; sister, Kimberly Ross, of Fife Lake; nephews, Tim (Felisha Park) Ingersoll, of Fife Lake, Chris (Lexi) Ross and Nick (Julia) Martell-Storm, all of Traverse City; great-niece and nephew, Alayna Ingersoll and Hendrix Ross; and many aunts, uncles and cousins.
Billy was preceded in death by his wife, Connie M. Captain in 1991; his father, William Ross, Jr. in 2005.
Billy enjoyed spending time with his family. He attended New Hope Church in Acme. Billy will be missed.
Visitation will be on Wednesday, Sept. 13 from 5 p.m. until 9 p.m. at Wolfe-O'Neill Funeral Home in Kalkaska. Funeral services will be on Thursday at 11:30 a.m. at the funeral home with Pastor Tim Manzer from New Hope officiating.
Memorials may be given on Billy's behalf to his family, c/o Barbara Ross, 106 S. Cherry, Kalkaska, MI 49646.
Condolences can be left online at wolfeoneill.com.
Arrangements were made by Wolfe-O'Neill Funeral Home, our family serving yours.
Published on September 12, 2017
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