Steven Wade Ross, age 67, passed away unexpectedly on July 5, 2019. Born June 25, 1952 in Columbus, OH, Steven is survived by brothers Rod (Gail) of Columbus and Gary (Diane) Ross of Kensington, MD, nieces Rebecca, Rachel and Mariel, nephew Greg and many friends and neighbors . He was preceded in death by his parents Howard L. Ross and Francis June Cockrell Ross. Steve, a life-long Buckeye fan and a huge Bobby Knight fan, lived with Cerebral Palsy all his life. Steve never complained and accepted life on his own terms. The family would like to thank the many who helped Steve on his home therapy program.”Patterning” on Vaughn Street was a way of life for Steve and his family. We appreciate the sacrifices you made to help Steve. He enjoyed public speaking, telling people what it’s like to be handicapped in a pre-handicapped accessible era. Steven could often be found at his favorite restaurant, the Fish Market. Steven loved his family, friends and neighbors and his family thanks them for their time and attention over the years. A memorial service will be held at Shaw-Davis Funeral Home Short North Chapel, 34 West 2nd Ave, on Saturday, July 13, 2019 at 1:00 p.m.refreshments to follow.
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