Ross F. Coble

April 16, 2019

On Tuesday, April 9, 2019, Ross F. Coble, lovimg husband. father, grandfather and great-grandfather, passed away at the age of 79 in Ash Grove, Missouri.

Ross was born May 17, 1939, to Ross, Sr., and Hazel Coble and was a child of 10 total siblings: Don Coble of Springfield, Missouri; Lewis and Judy Coble of Walnut Grove; Gary and Jane Coble of Phoenix, Arizona; Larry and Betty Coble of Crane, Missouri; Eddie and Cindy Coble of Stratford, Missouri; and Mary Ann Mullins of Willard, Missouri.

Ross married Darlene Long on August 31, 1956 and enjoyed 62 years together. With this union came four children: Kimmie, Michael, Delano (Lanky) and Dianna (Nanna, NanJi). And with that, four spouses: Donnie, Susan, Suzanne and Robbie. He is also survived by 25 grandchildren plus nine spouses. 17 great-grandchildren and he love every one of them.

Ross was a hard working man who had several jobs including bus driver for Everton School District; Holsum Bakery; a millright in Morton, Washington, two years; but the job he loved was being a logger where he raised his sons, numerous nephews and one son-in-law in the business. He loved being outside and work from daylight to dark. During his life, he came to know Jesus and became an evanglist for a few years amd did a lot of traveling with his family. He pastored four churches, the last being Church of Promise in Ash Grove, Missouri for 16 years. He loved people and was a witness no matter where he went.

Ross was preceded in death by his parents, Ross, Sr., and Hazel; two brothers: Robert and Christopher Coble; one sister, Ella Mae; one grandson, Ezekiel; many brother-in-laws and sister-in-laws; nephews and nieces.

Ross was known for loving people and was a very blessed man. He will be missed and he has truly left his family a legacy that can not be compared.

Funeral services were held Friday, April 12, 2019. at Faith Apostolic Church, Springfield, with Reverend Travis Hollingsworth officiating. Burial followed at White Chapel Cemetery, Springfield, under the direction of Birch Funeral Home of Ash Grove, Missouri.