Ross Jay Halverson, 69, of Warren, Ohio, passed with his family by his side, Sunday, March 31, 2019, at Trumbull Regional Medical Center.
He was born September 10, 1949, in La Crosse, Wisconsin, a son of the late Karl and the late Betty (Waller) Halverson.
Ross was a veteran of the United States Army having served two tours in Vietnam.
He went on to receive an associate’s degree in Business Management which he used as a supervisor for SOHIO and BP service stations on the Ohio Turnpike. He also later drove truck for T/A.
He enjoyed fishing earlier in his life, watching NASCAR/football, specifically Dale Earnhardt, Jr. and Dave Marcis, rooting for the Packers and eventually adopting the Browns when he moved to Ohio. He also liked reading, model cars and one day hoped to own a Thunderbird.
Left to cherish his memory are his sons, Marcis (Meghan) Halverson of Warren, Ohio, Karl (Kelly) Halverson, actively serving the U.S. Army in Texas and Jason (Sarah) Halverson of Minnesota and formerly of the U.S. Army, all of whom he was very proud. Also surviving are his siblings, Karl “Butch” (Cheryl) Halverson, Mark (Nancy) Halverson, Janet (Gary) Berra and Jane (Mark) Kruger; longtime friends, Carol Jewell and James Newsome; grandchildren, Olivia, Parker, Gavin, Amelia, Kamryn, Brayden and Logan, who were his pride and joy; several nieces and nephews; as well as, his granddog, Rebel and grandcat, Oliver.
He was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Julene (Don) Schwanbeck; brother, Joel Halverson; infant brother, Jerry Halverson and sister-in-law, Joan Halverson.
Services will be held at 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 6, 2019, at Carl W. Hall Funeral Home, where Pastor Jim Dittmar will officiate.
Friends may call from 2:30 – 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 6, 2019, at the funeral home prior to services.
Military Honors will precede the service.
A television tribute will air Thursday, April 4 at the following approximate times: 6:41 a.m. WYTV and 8:41 a.m. MyYTV and 9:58 a.m. on FOX plus two additional spots throughout the day.