A good man that did a lot of work in the community; coaching Greensboro Parks and Recreation youth baseball teams, promoting softball and baseball tournaments, coaching in the YMCA youth basketball leagues, promoting and refereeing professional wrestling matches at several local venues…Mr. Ed “The Boss” Ross was a trailblazer, among those who have ventured out onto the local sports scene….Many talk and share their ideas and never put them into practice, but Ross rolled the dice and others came out a winner, due to his efforts….Many will remember Ross and the wild looks that used to come across his good-natured face and that face will no longer be in the sports place, but Ed Ross will long have his place in “Local Sports History” and will be a part of the local sports lore for many more, years to come….
Say a kind word and share a friendly laugh with someone you know today, as you look back at the life and times of Ed “The Boss” Ross….A true game-changer in the history of Greensboro-based community sports……
from www.news-record.com and CLICK HERE to read all….
GREENSBORO â€” Mr. Edward A. Ross II, 55, of Greensboro, died Wednesday, December 1, 2010, at Moses Cone Hospital.
Funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Friday, at Lambeth-Troxler Funeral Home, with the Reverend Jimmy Dillon officiating. The family will receive friends from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m., prior to service. Burial will follow the service at Lakeview Memorial Park.
Mr. Ross was born April 6, 1955, in Guilford County, to Edward and Mary Fetner Ross. He was a member of Shinning Light Baptist Church. He was known and loved for his coaching of Little League, youth Football and soccer.