MOUNTVERNON - David W. Gross, 73, of Mount Vernon, Ind., lost his long battle with chronic lung
disease at , Friday, Dec. 1, 2006, at SelectSpecialtyHospital in Evansville.
David was born March 30, 1933, in Marion, Va., son of John A. and Alice Gross.
He was a welder at Countrymark Co-op for
several years retiring in 1996. David loved to collect anything and took great
joy in his family.
He is survived by his wife, Janet (Winebarger)
Gross, of Mount Vernon; his mother, Alice Runyon, of Vincennes, Ind.; sons,
Will David Gross, of Newburgh, David Gross Jr., of Freeport, Ohio, John Gross,
of Westfield, Ind., Larry Gross, of Mount Vernon, Ind., and Robert and John
Hargrove, both of Mount Vernon; daughters, Debra Rowe, Sharon Carr, DavidaFlener, and Teresa Jarred,
of Mount Vernon and Connie Baber, of Princeton,
Texas; brother, Garland Gross, of Michigan; and a sister, Sue Nation, of
Evansville; half sisters, Shirley Roe and Linda Westcott, of Vincennes; and
Lois Cooper, of Michigan; 18 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Monday, Dec. 4, 2006, at
Austin Funeral Home, 1330 E. Fourth St., Mount Vernon, Ind., with burial in
Friends may call from 3 p.m. until on Sunday, Dec. 3, at the funeral home.