71 year old Raymond J. Ross, Jr. of Kendallville, Indiana died Tuesday at Parkview Noble Hospital in Kendallville, Indiana. He was a U.S. Army Veteran and a retired employee of the CMW Transportation Company with over 20 years of service. He also drove a truck for Eshelman Excavating for 4 years. A memorial service will be held Thursday at 7:00 p.m. at the Ross residence in Kendallville, Indiana. Brian Koegler will officiate. Visitation will be Thursday from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. Ross was preceded in death by his parents, Raymond James, Sr. and Fannie Kathryn Fry Ross and a sister, Marge Schmenk. Survivors include his wife, Twyla Ross of Kendallville. Four sons and daughters-in-law, Karl and Angie Koegler and Scott and Christine Koegler all of Kendallvile, Don and Tricia Koegler of LaPorte, Indiana, and Brian and Leticia Koegler of Smithville. Eleven grandchildren. A sister and brother-in-law, Kathleen and Richard Ludlow of Schenider, Indiana and several nieces and nephews. The Hite Funeral Home in Kendallville, Indiana is in charge of the arrangements. The family asks that donations be made to the Kendallville Public Library, the American Lung Association, or Justin Potter Library in Smithville in lieu of flowers. This information provided as a courtesy of DeKalb Funeral Chapel.