Jamie R. Ross



Jamie R. Ross, 44, of North Vernon, passed away Tuesday, March 28, 2017, at St. Vincent Jennings Hospital.

Born June 28, 1972, in Columbus, Jamie was the son of Ronald Ross and Lillian Shepherd. On Sept. 5, 1992, he married Kerry Zamora, who survives.

Jamie graduated from Jennings County High School in 1990 and was employed by Webster West, where he worked in shipping and receiving. He was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church and enjoyed fishing, hunting, camping, woodworking and outdoor activities.

Other survivors include his mother and stepfather, Lillian and Kim Shepherd of Butlerville; his father and stepmother, Ronald and Kathy Ross of Westport; two sons, Tyler and John Paul Ross, both of North Vernon; a sister, Megan Ross of Columbus; four brothers, John Ross of North Vernon, Ryan (Larissa) Ross of Greenwood, Jim Ross of Westport and Robin (Katie) Ross of Camby; and 17 nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by grandparents, John and Jessie Prewitt, Gordan and Alberta Ross, Forrest and Rita Shepherd and Howard and Kay Compton; an aunt, Diane Boyd; a niece, Bridget Brinkmeier; and a nephew, Jessie Ross.

The funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Sawyer-Pickett Funeral & Cremation Service, with the Rev. Jerry Byrd and the Rev. Gary Haines officiating. Burial will be in Butlerville Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home, with a rosary service at 3:30 p.m.

Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association, Juvenile Diabetes Association or to the family for an education fund for Jamie’s children.

Friends are invited to light a virtual candle or leave a message of condolence in Jamie’s memory at sawyerfuneralservice.com.

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