Edward Ross (Eddie), 85 departed this life April 4, 2014 at the Good Samaritan Nursing Center in Baltimore, Md.\n \n\n Born August 5, 1928 at Rhodesdale, Md. son of the late George Ross and the late Elizabeth Jones. He received his education in the schools of Dorchester County. He served in the military (Army) six years. As a young man he worked for Joe Bennett Antenna and TV service and Connelly Container in Cambridge, Md. He moved to Baltimore in 1970. There he was employed at American Smelting Co. Later he was employed by Eastern Stainless Co., from were he retired.\n \n\n Edward gave his life to Christ at an early age and became a member at Bethel AME Church. There he sang on the men’s choir. He loved children and the children loved him. He would always have treats for them at home. It was known as the candy house. He loved hunting, fishing, crabbing, gardening, and socializing with family and friends. He also loved boating. He was a member of Pleasant Yacht Club in Baltimore, Md.\n \n\n In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by 6 brothers; Alexander, James, Moses, George Jr., Pete Wongus, Louis Thompson, one sister Elizabeth Finney, one son Edward Dotson, one brother in law Marshall Collins.\n \n\n He leaves to cherish his memory his wife Elaine of 58 years. Three sons Fred Major (Anita) Forestville, MD,,Quintel Sharp, Harrisburg, PA, and Barry Ross, one daughter Sharon Ross Baltimore, Md; One brother Daniel Wongus, Cambridge, Md; Four sisters, Pearl Coleman(Ollie) Hurlock, Md. Mary Collins Northport, Mich. Julia Farrow(Schuster)Cambridge, Md, Dorothy Baynard, Federalsburg, Md. Six grandchildren, numerous great grandchildren, six brother in laws, 3 sister in laws, 2 devoted friends Isaiah Cromwell and Russell Smith, And a host of nieces and nephews as well as other family members and friends.\n \n\n Services will be held on Sat., April 12\n \n th\n \n 1pm at Bethel AME Church Cambridge with a viewing two hours prior. Interment in the church cemetery.