Services: Have been held.
Walter Elbert Ross, 86, of Albuquerque, died Sunday, Oct. 5, 2003, in Albuquerque.
He was born on Feb. 7, 1917, in Arkansas, to Walter and Mary Elizabeth Clement Ross.
While living in Grapevine, Ark., his family owned Walter Ross and Sons Grocery. After he moved to Albuquerque he was a salesman of fountain supplies for Rocky Mountain Wholesale. He then moved to Portales, where he owned Highway 70 Restaurant. After retiring he moved back to Albuquerque and was a member of Hoffmantown Church.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Alline Ross.
Survivors include two sons, J.R. “Dick” Ross (and wife, Norma) of Clovis and Billy W. Ross (Maxine) of Albuquerque; a daughter, Mary A. Barychko (Brian) of Albuquerque; a brother, Billy R. Ross (B.J.) of Sacramento, Calif.; nine grandchildren; and eleven great-grandchildren.
Visitation is scheduled from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. on Wednesday at the Chapel of Sunrise, 7601 Wyoming Blvd NE in Albuquerque.
The Rev. Ken Moore will officiate the services. Arrangements are by Sunrise Funeral Options of Albuquerque.