Lebanon Reporter


December 4, 2012

Noble W. Ross

Noble W. Ross, 99, of Sheridan, died Friday, Nov. 30, 2012, at Harbor Manor, Noblesville.

He was born Oct. 19, 1913, in Jamestown, to L.W. and Jessie (Mavity) Ross, both now deceased. He was a graduate of Pinell High School and received his undergraduate degree in education and agriculture from Purdue University in 1939. He earned a master’s degree in education from Purdue University.

He married Louise Lillian Allen on June 11, 1939; she died on June 7, 1991. His second marriage was to Edna Pearl Wisman, and she passed away in 1995.

He began his teaching career with Jackson Township school system in Frankfort, where he taught for many years. In 1959 he began teaching at Marion-Adams High School, now part of Sheridan Community Schools, where he taught agriculture, science and biology. He retired in 1989. After retirement, he continued to substitute teach for Sheridan and Noblesville school systems.

He was an FFA advisor at Sheridan High School, and under his leadership the FFA judging teams won many local, state and national championships. He was also a 4-H leader in Hamilton County for many years. He served as the Indiana FFA president.

He was a member of the Sheridan First Christian Church and the Hinkle Masonic Lodge in Deming.

Survivors include one son, John Allen (Karen Lynn Huber-Ross) Ross of Noblesville; and one grandson, Brian Ross of Noblesville.

He was preceded in death by both parents; both spouses; infant daughter, Sharon Louise Ross; three brothers, Walter, John and Leland Ross; and two sisters, Lenore Hausdorfer and Geneva Andrews.

Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 5, with a Masonic service at 7:30 p.m., at Kercheval Funeral Home, 306 E. 10th St., Sheridan. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 6, at the funeral home, with the Rev. V.J. Stover officiating. Interment will be at Resthaven Cemetery, Lafayette.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Hamilton County Humane Society.

Text Only

Featured items
Click below to browse and order photos

Photos from June 2014

Twitter Updates
Follow us on twitter
AP Video
Netanyahu Vows to Destroy Hamas Tunnels Obama Slams Republicans Over Lawsuit House Leaders Trade Blame for Inaction Malaysian PM: Stop Fighting in Ukraine Cantor Warns of Instability, Terror in Farewell Ravens' Ray Rice: 'I Made a Huge Mistake' Florida Panther Rebound Upsets Ranchers Small Plane Crash in San Diego Parking Lot Busy Franco's Not Afraid of Overexposure Fighting Blocks Access to Ukraine Crash Site Dangerous Bacteria Kills One in Florida Workers Dig for Survivors After India Landslide Texas Scientists Study Ebola Virus Smartphone Powered Paper Plane Debuts at Airshow Southern Accent Reduction Class Cancelled in TN

Click HERE to read all your Parade favorites including Hollywood Wire, Celebrity interviews and photo galleries, Food recipes and cooking tips, Games and lots more.
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide