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Terry Allen Ross

July 31, 1947 ~ February 16, 2018 (age 70)

Lifelong Goodland, Kansas resident Terry Allen Ross, 70, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, February 16, 2018 at the Goodland Regional Medical Center in Goodland.

Terry was born on July 31, 1947 in Goodland, to George Allen and V. Ruth (Brewer) Ross.  He was one of two children.  He attended school in Goodland and graduated from Goodland High School in 1965.  On April 19, 1968, Terry married Diann Frank in Fort Morgan, Colorado.  To this union, three children Christopher, Michelle and Rebekah were born. 

Throughout the years, Terry ran GAR’s Upholstery, a family business for over 30 years.  He also worked as a police officer for the City of Goodland Police Department, and was a deputy for the Sherman County Sherriff’s office.  He was on the City and Rural Fire Department, and retired as an EMT after 17 years of service from Northwest Kansas Emergency Medical Services; he was also a member of the First Christian Church.  Most of all, he enjoyed spending time with his family and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents George and Ruth Ross.

Surviving family includes his wife Diann of the home in Goodland, three children Christopher (Amanda) Ross of Burlington, CO, Michelle (Robert) Coad of Casper, WY, and Rebekah (Timothy) Clark of Goodland, KS.  He is also survived by three grandchildren, Alisha Coad and Katie Coad of Casper, WY, and Treson Clark of Goodland, KS; one great grandson Zander Coad of Casper, WY, a brother Kevin (Brenda) Ross of Edson, KS; two nephews Eric Ross and Curtis Ross of Goodland, KS; and a sister-in-law Kay Weeks of Greeley, CO.

Donations may be made to:

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and may be left at the services or mailed to Koons-Russell Funeral Home, 211 N. Main Ave., Goodland KS 67735

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