Ross “Rosco” L. Hill

April 16, 1936 - May 22, 2018

04/16/1936 - 05/22/2018

Past Services

Friday May 25, 2018
Mt. Calvary Cemetery-Wheeling
1685 National Road
Wheeling, WV 26003
(304) 242-0460 | Directions
Friday May 25, 2018
11:00 am
Our Lady of Peace Church
2 Allendale Road
Wheeling, WV 26003

Ross “Rosco” L. Hill, 82, formerly of Glen Dale, WV, passed away Tuesday, May 22, 2018, surrounded by his loved ones.
He was born April 16, 1936, in Marshall County, WV, son of the late Ambrose and Grace (Gardner) Hill.
Ross was a retired foreman at Ormet, a U.S. Army Veteran, a member of the Benwood Lions Club and Knights of Columbus, and a member of Our Lady of Peace Catholic Church, Wheeling.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by wife, Phyllis Hill; brothers, Richard and Andy Hill; and sister, Eva Jane Gonzales.
He is survived by his three children, David Hill of Moundsville, Kelly (Joe) Montes of Pickerington, OH, and Shelly (Lou) Thomas of Coral Springs, FL; and four grandchildren, Christina Hill, Cory Thomas and Bryce and Zach Montes
Some of his other family members included two sisters, Kathryn Horvath and Alice Hill; and a brother, William Kelly Hill.
Mass of Christian burial will be held Friday, May 25, 2018, at 11 a.m. at Our Lady of Peace Catholic Church with the Rev. Douglas Ondeck officiating.
Entombment will follow at Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Wheeling, where military graveside rites will be held.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Veterans Association at (Click Here)
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Cynthia Harris (Hill)
4 years ago

Uncle Ross I was on vacation the day you passed and had been thinking of you often last time I talked to you was to tell you Mom passed . I am so very sorry loved you very much well miss you . I hope your children and grandchildren will be at peace. Love you all Cynthia

John A McCombs Jr
4 years ago

Rest in Peace Ross. Ross worked with my dad at Ormet and were friends over the years. i always remember him by his smiling face! prayers to his family.

Jeanne & Al Renshaw
4 years ago

Prayers for all. Loved your Dad and Mom wonderful people.

Cheryl J Skinner, WV Patriot Guard
4 years ago

May the love of God surround you and your family during this difficult time,
May you come to know that the love of God is with you always,

May your memories of Ross Lee Hill, give you peace, comfort and strength…

Rest now in the arms of our Lord your mission on earth is complete.
I thank you for your service to our Country and my Freedom. You will not be forgotten..
My thoughts
and prayers to the family of ….

US Army Veteran, Ross Lee Hill, is “A True American Hero” God Bless†

† Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. John 15:13 †

Cheryl McCombs
4 years ago

I am sorry about your loss, Your dad was a good friend to my late husband, John, whom he worked with. Hugs & prayers to you all.