Mr. Leroy “Ted” Gross, age 86 of Manchester went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, December 14, 2019 at his home. He was born on Saturday, December 31, 1932 in Manchester to the union of Steve and Etta Carmack Gross. He was a retired mine inspector for the Department of Minerals and Mines, a member of the Pleasant Run Baptist Church since 1952, where he served as a Deacon for over 60 years and a Sunday School Teacher for over 40 years.
He leaves to mourn his passing his beloved wife of over 68 years, Helen Deaton Gross, his son: Freddy Gross and his wife Jean, his grandchildren: Greg Napier and his wife Kim, Mike Napier and his wife Donna, Tracy Chesnut and her husband Kevin and Kim Carr as well as his great grandchildren: Dustin Napier and his wife Vanessa, Stacey Hubbard and her husband Brian, Durand Napier and his girlfriend Andrea, Brian Taylor Napier and his wife Emily, Luke Chesnut and Ryleigh Napier and the following great great grandchildren: Emma Napier, Ella Napier, Elen Hubbard and Iyla Hubbard.
He is preceded in death by his parents: Steve and Etta Gross, 8 sisters and 6 brothers.
In lieu of flowers, the family has requested donations be made to The Gideons International.
A celebration of life for Mr. Leroy “Ted” Gross will be conducted on Monday, December 16, 2019 at 2 PM at the Rominger Funeral Home Chapel. Rev. Johnny Adamson and Rev. Brian Hubbard will be presiding. He will be laid to rest in the Manchester Memorial Gardens.
The family will receive friends and loved ones on Monday after 12 PM at the Rominger Funeral Home Chapel.
Arrangements are entrusted to the Rominger Funeral Home.