TUNNEL HILL, Ill. — Alva J. Ross, 98, of Tunnel Hill died at 10:39 p.m. Saturday at his home.
Mr. Ross taught for 30 years at Hough Grade School in Dupo and was a World War II U.S. Army veteran. He was a devoted member of the Reynoldsburg Church near Tunnel Hill.
He is survived by his wife, Evelyn A. Ross; two sons, Glenn Ross of Marion and Lonnie Ross of Tunnel Hill; one daughter, Jeanne Ross of Tunnel Hill; two grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by two brothers. His parents were William Ned Ross and Bertha Ross.
Services will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Reynoldsburg Church near Tunnel Hill. Burial will be in Reynoldsburg Cemetery.
Military rites will be accorded by Beggs-Gurley VFW Post 5222 and the Illinois National Guard Burial Honors Detail.
Friends may call after 5 p.m. Tuesday at Bailey Funeral Home in Vienna and after noon Wednesday at the church.
Memorials may be made to Heather Harper Treat Memorial Cancer Fund, P.O. Box 98, Vienna, IL 62995.