Rolla R. Ross
Rolla R. Ross Ft. Pierce, FL Born October 30, 1916 in Mcleansboro, Ill, son of John Calvin and Eva (Trout) Ross. Worked in family grocery store. Graduated from So Ill. Univ and Univ. of Ill with a Masters degree. Served in the US Navy from 1941 to 1946, stationed at Ft. Schuyler, NY and the Philippines. He attained the rank of First Lieutenant. Rolla was an accountant for several steel firms in Chicago. He helped develop special business techniques like Systems and Procedures and better telecommunication. He was at the forefront of installation of new IBM computers that took him to Peru, South America and many other places. He attended and conducted many graduate seminars. Rolla was an avid coin collector and served as president of the local coin club. He advised many with his patient and knowledgeable way. He was preceded in death by his wife Eloise Mary (Trost) Ross and son Steven Wm Ross. He is survived by sons 'Idaho Mike' Ross of Ft. Pierce and John Calvin Ross of Osterville, MA, Grandson Grahan Ross of Reading, PA. There will be no service.
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