John Raymond Gross

March 22, 1935 ‒ March 05, 2018

Delaware, Ohio

John Raymond Gross, 82, of Delaware passed away early Monday morning, March 5, 2018 at Grady Memorial Hospital.

Born March 22, 1935 in Delaware to the late Raymond Dean Gross and Marguerite (Ferguson) Gross, John proudly served his country as a member of the United States Navy.

John was a salesman for Hughes-Peters and a HAMM Radio operator (W8RRB). He also enjoyed computers and reading Kindle books.

Survived by sons, Michael Gross of Washington and Ken Gross of Columbus; daughter, Susan Cleveland of Phoenix, Arizona; 13 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren; brother, Bill Gross of California.

In keeping with John’s wishes, there will be no calling hours or funeral services observed. Private burial will take place in Oak Grove Cemetery at a later date.

The Snyder-Rodman Funeral Center of Delaware is honored to serve this veteran and his family.

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  • I am so sorry to learn of John’s passing. He was always to kind and a pleasure to talk with. Susan, my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Debbie Lovett-Dye

  • Susan, I am so very sorry to hear of your father’s passing. You and your family have my sincere sympathies. I will keep you in my thoughts and prayers. Lisa Hough Butts

  • Bill Gross,
    I’m sorry to learn of your brother’s passing. It’s never easy to lose a family member.
    John Jewett

  • Bill Gross

    Sure sorry to hear about John. Our thoughts & prayers are
    with you & the family.

    Kindest Regards,
    Steve Lowe