Brian Willoughby Ross

MAGNOLIA, Del. – Brian Willoughby Ross passed away on Sunday, May 30, 2021. He was 74. Brian was born on Feb. 23, 1947, in Albion to the late Beulah and Winston Ross. Brian attended Besse High School, where he met his high school sweetheart, Norma. After high school, Brian attended University of Maine where he received his bachelor’s degree in mathematics. Norma and Brian then married in August 17, 1968.Brian was a part of the United States Coast Guard where he worked in computer analysis for 20 years, serving from 1970 to 1990. After retiring from the Coast Guard, Brian went into computer analysis for Unisys, where he stayed for the next nine years. Following, Brian worked for Zoza up until his retirement in 2001. Brian was a member of Calvary Church for 13 years. He enjoyed reading, watching, and playing golf and supporting the Orioles and Redskins. He enjoyed sports and was a member of the basketball team in high school. He is survived by wife of 53 years, Norma; daughter, Michelle (Michael) Eckart of Springhill, Tenn., and Julie (Joshua) West of Crofton, Md.; sisters Brenda Karter and Betsy Ross of Waterville, brother, Bradley (Patty) Ross of Florida; and grandson, Caleb Eckart.A memorial service will be held on Saturday, June 12, at 11 a.m. at Calvary Christian Church, 1141 E. Lebanon Rd., Dover, DE 19901. Friends may come an hour prior. Interment will be held 2:30 p.m. at the Crownsville Veterans Cemetery, Crownsville, Md. Letters of condolence may be sent and guestbook signed at http://www.torbertfuneral.com. In lieu of flowers, the family asks contributions to be made to your favorite charity.

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