Harold E. Gross, 72, of Mt. Vernon passed away on Saturday, June 27, 2020 at Deaconess Hospital. He was born on April 22, 1948 the son of Fellix and Ethel Mae (Roberts) Gross. Harold was preceded in death by his wife of 46 years, Nina Bell (Knott) Gross.
He worked for Fuelling concrete for several years. He was an avid gardener and enjoyed being outside working in his yard. He was a member of the Owen Dunn American Legion, Moose Lodge, and the Eagles in Mt. Vernon. He attended Mt. Zion General Baptist Church in Wadesville.
He is survived by his son, Rick Bowman (Stacey Brakie); daughters, Tammy Mello (Jeff Bulla), and Donna Hayes; grandchildren, Kelci, Tyler, Ashlee, Brady, Alex, Kimberly, Daniel, Keesha, Taneka, Cody, Tyler, Spencer, and Kelci; brothers, Larry (Loretta) Gross, John (Monie) Gross and Bill Gross; sisters, Judy Bolin and Carolyn Jackson. He is preceded in death by his daughter, Frankie Briggs; brothers, Robert and James Gross.
A graveside funeral service will be held at 10:00 AM on Friday, July 3, 2020 at the Bellefontaine Cemetery in Mt. Vernon with Pastor Rick Sellers officiating. Stendeback Family Funeral Home is overseeing the arrangements. Online condolences may be left at stendebackfamilyfuneralhome.com