Dr. Allen Ronald Ross passed away at age 87, Nov. 11 in Dayton. He is survived by devoted wife of 63 years, Helen E. Ross, and by three wonderful sons, David (Deborah), Richard, and Marc; four loving grandchildren, Rachel (Harry) Wolff, Cameron (Scott) Fussey, Gabriel, and Carter Ross; and one great-grandson, Miles Wolff. Dr. Ross was born in Cleveland in 1932 to Dr. Milton and Esther Ross. He attended Linsly Military Institute in West Virginia. He received his B.A., and D.D.S. from The Ohio State University and was a captain in the U.S. Army Dental Corps. Dr. Ross opened his 35-year dental practice in Trotwood in 1961, and after retirement worked for his middle son, Rick, in his candy factory in Hebron, Ky. In retirement, he took and taught classes at UDLLI. Dr. Ross was a member of Dayton Dental Society, Academy of General Dentistry, Ohio Dental Association, American Dental Association, and Alpha Omega dental fraternity, and a member of Temple Israel in Dayton since 1961. A Buckeye and lifelong fan of Ohio State football, lover of chess, and patron of the arts, Dr. Ross shared all he loved with his family. He traveled well, lived fully, and had the enduring love of his family. Interment was at Riverview Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Temple Israel, Hospice of Dayton, or a charity of your choice.

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