Lawrence Edward "Ced" Ross, 77, passed away on Thursday, March 1.
He was a member of First Christian Church, was a retired irrigation well driller and an Army veteran.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Lawrence and Edna Hornbeck Ross; an infant brother; and a sister, Reba Vickers.
He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Freda Hollingsworth Ross; a son, Larry Dale and wife Angela of Benton; a daughter Rhonda Ross Gardner and husband Eddie of DeWitt; grandchildren, Slay Gardner and wife Jennifer, Alaina Kassaw and husband Josh, Jillian Henley and husband Billy; great-grandchildren, Slayton Gardner, Ben Gardner, Sophis Colon and Lane Henley; s brother, Dale Ross and wife Sylvia; s sister Jerri Steed; many nieces, nephews, family and friends.
A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 3, at First Christian Church.
Visitation will be from 5:30 to 7: 30 p.m. at Essex Funeral Home.
Memorials may be made to: First Christian Church of DeWitt or Family Home, 4300 W. Markham, Little Rock, AR 72205.