Darrol Wayne Ross Senior, husband of Virginia (Lynnie) Ross, of Fort Mill, SC, passed away on Tuesday March 15, 2022, at the age of 79.
He was born on July 27, 1942 in Benton Kentucky. Darrol served in the 5th Radio Research Unit of the Army Security Agency for 4 years during the Vietnam War, then moved to Manahawkin in 1964 with his former wife, Karen (Kippy) Ross. He became a member of the Manahawkin Baptist Church, where he sang in the church choir and played in the church band. He was also a member of the Stafford Township Fire Department and a member of the school board.
Darrol was an avid outdoorsman, he loved hunting, fishing, motorcycle riding and golf. In 1976 he became a member of the Stafford Township Police Department. During his career he was a K9 Officer with his partner "Max", a Motorcycle Officer and Detective. He retired as the department's Crime Scene Investigator. After retirement, he and his wife Lynnie moved to South Carolina in 2008. He continued his passion for hunting and fishing, along with playing golf and traveling. Darrol enjoyed the simple life, spending time with family and friends, being outdoors, traveling and his church, where he coached the church's softball team.
Darrol is predeceased by his parents Laura (Henry) Width and Talmage (Jessie) Ross.
He his survived by his beloved wife Lynnie, his seven children: Darrol Jr (Denise), Jeff (Jen), Julie (Rich), Todd (Heather), Mitzi, Jordan (George), Steve (Meg), his fourteen grandchildren, his sisters Sandy, Sharon (Jim), Tam (Bill). Brothers Billy (Linda), and David (Karen), as well as many cousins, nieces, nephews, and friends.
All are invited to a celebration of his life on Friday April 22, 2022 from 3pm-5pm at Maxwell-Tobie Funeral Home, 573 Mill Creek Rd, Manahawkin NJ 08050