Herbert Allan Ross, 98 of Cashiers, North Carolina, passed away Thursday, June 24, 2021. He was born May 10, 1923 in Brooklyn, New York.
He graduated in 1941 from Brooklyn Tech High School and then graduated in 1947 from City College of New York School of Engineering. He served in the US Navy in the South Pacific and in WWII. He was a builder for 50 years. He was President of HBA of Mid Fla from 1970-1971 and President of FHBA in 1979. He began the First Annual SE Builders Conference in 1980 and initiated the Florida approval of gray water disposal systems in 1982. He was inducted into the Florida Housing Hall of Fame in 1996.
He is survived by his wife, Florence D’Agostino Ross; son, Edward Stuart Ross; step-daughter, Cheryl Jorjorian; step-sons, Bradford and David Cox; nieces Nancy Meyers Rothbeind, Marcy Meyers Grannick, Stephanie Ross, Eileen Ross and many other nieces, nephews and grandchildren.
A Graveside Service will be held 11AM Wednesday, June 30, 2021 at Palm Cemetery in Winter Park, Florida. Arrangements entrusted to Baldwin Fairchild Funeral Home, East Altamonte Chapel, 994 East Altamonte Drive. Altamonte Springs, Florida 32701.
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