In Memoriam: Larry Joe Ross

We are saddened by the passing of Larry Joe Ross. Larry was a long-time resident of Park West Court Apartments and attended both Career, Activity, & Community and Open Door Art Studio. Larry’s love for painting and his unique style gained him a significant following in the local art community beyond. Larry left an indelible mark on the hearts of everyone he met and he will be sorely missed.

Larry Joe Ross, age 60, passed away peacefully at home on Friday, December 15, 2017.  Larry was born on January 14, 1957 in Louisa, Kentucky to Edgar and Erma Nancy Ross.  Larry was a well-known artist.  He loved to paint and sold many of his paintings at the Open Door Art Studio.  He will be remembered for the joy he brought to others, his love of eating and socializing.  Larry is preceded in death by his parents; and brother, Edgar Paul Ross.  Survived by his brothers, Jim Ross and Ernest Ray Ross and their wives. Larry had lots of nieces, nephews and friends. Visitors are welcome from 10-11:00 am on Thursday, December 21, 2017 at the HOPE & HEART FUNERAL HOME by SCHOEDINGER, 3030 W. Broad Street, Columbus, Ohio, where funeral service will follow at 11:00 am.  Interment at Sunset Cemetery. 

  • Larry Ross and Claire Smith at Open Door Art Studio & Gallery
  • Raining Sunset
  • Larry Ross painting at Open Door Art Studio & Gallery
  • Rainbow Circles