Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

March 6, 2014

Charles Fred Gross

Bluefield Daily Telegraph

BLUEFIELD, Va. — BLUEFIELD, Va. — Charles Fred Gross, age 89, of Bluefield, Va. died Thursday, March 6, 2014 at Heritage Hall Health Care in Tazewell, Va. Born April 1, 1924 at Cedar Bluff, Va, he was a son of the late, John Henry Gross and Mollie Katherine Dye Gross.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one son, Freddie Gross; one daughter, Freda Gail Gross; his former wife, Mary Reba Barnette Gross; five sisters, Pansy Godsey, Mary Lewis, Katherine Nipper, Cara Lewis, and Carol Sayers; one brother, Bob Gross. He was the last surviving member of his immediate family.

Survivors include his son, Danny Gross and wife, Elaine of Bluefield, W.Va.; daughter, Linda Kay Gross and her friend, Thomas Frazier of Chilhowie, Va.; two grandchildren, Justin Kyle Gross and wife, Ghinny Ann of Claypool Hill, Va. and Ryan Gross of the home; two great-grandchildren, Gavin Kyle Gross and Dylan George Gross; several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m., Saturday, March 8, 2014 at Peery & St. Clair Funeral Home Chapel in Tazewell, Va. with Pastor Davey Kerby officiating.  Burial will follow at Riverview Cemetery at Ronceverte, WV at 3 p.m.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home one hour prior to the service on Saturday.

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