Ross, James Ronnie, age 67, of Middletown, passed away Sunday, October 7, 2018 at his residence. He was born October 25, 1950 in Kenton County, KY to Banford and Birtie (Wagers) Ross. He was a laborer for Laborer’s Local #534 for 30 years. He was a beloved husband, dad and papa who loved to hunt and fish especially, at their cottage on Grand Lake St. Mary’s. James is survived by his wife of 51 years, Mary Jane (Carder) Ross; children, Lesia J. Miller of Germantown, Ryan (Christy) Ross of Middletown; grandchildren, Dillon (Leah) Banks, Austin Miller, Shelby Miller, Jackson Ross; 2 great-grandchildren; sister, Annie Hacker of London, KY; several nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his parents; infant twin sons, Ronnie and Donnie Ross; brothers, Leon, Paul, Willie and Eddie; sisters, Reva and Debbie. The family would like to say a special thank you to Hospice of Dayton for all their care of James. Visitation will be held Saturday, October 13, 2018 from 12:00-2:00 pm at Baker-Stevens-Parramore Funeral Home, 1500 Manchester Avenue, Middletown, OH 45042. A Celebration of Life Service will follow at 2:00 pm at the funeral home with Dan Flory- Celebrant officiating. Interment will be at Woodside Cemetery. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.bakerstevensparramore.com.