Richard Charles “Rick” Ross

Richard Charles “Rick” Ross, 73, of Amarillo, TX died on September 27, 2019.

Memorial services will be at 3:00 P.M., Monday, September 30, 2019, at Boxwell Brothers Ivy Chapel, 2800 Paramount Blvd. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, Amarillo.

Rick was born on November 22, 1945 in Las Vegas, Nevada to Colonel Gene Richard Ross and Leora Mae Erickson. He graduated from Tascosa High School, attended the University of Arkansas and graduated from West Texas University. Lived and worked in Amarillo.

Preceded in death by spouse Bonnie Ross. Survived by two daughters, Tera Ross and fiancé Matt Patterson, Tiffanny Procter and husband Barry, both of Amarillo; a brother, Brad Ross and wife Marita; a sister, Tracy Ross; two grandsons, Eryck Ross, and Gus Procter; and nieces Lara and Sara and their families.

7 Replies to “Richard Charles “Rick” Ross”

  1. Richard and I were friends from Avondale through WTSU. We ran track together in high school, worked together at Sears while in college, we rode together to class on Tuesday night. A very quiet gentle outstanding athlete. He will be missed. My life was improved because I knew him.

  2. So sorry and sad to hear of Rick’s passing. Gary and I went to high school with him at Tascosa. In later years he lived down the street from us and our son went to school with his daughter Tera at Amarillo High School. Love and Prayers for his family ~~~

  3. I met Richard in the 6th grade at Avondale elementary school. We were great friends all through school. He was a very great athlete and had a good heart 💜. So sorry to hear this news. Praying for the family 🙏

  4. Ric & I were very good friends while in Amarillo. I was blessed to have known Ric as a friend, teammate and running buddy. Ric was a highly skilled athlete in several fields. I am blessed to have known Ric and call him a very good friend. May God bless Ric’s family in these difficult times.

  5. Very sad. I knew Richard from junior high until high school graduation. I often thought of him but never got an opportunity to talk to him after high school. He was a fantastic athlete. I often wondered why he didn’t play professional football. God bless his soul and his family.

  6. What a handsome photo of Ric! I met him one time – I had the pleasure of sitting with him for dinner at sara’s Wedding! He was some lively entertainment for our table! I could tell he was so loved as the family stopped by to hug and laugh with him! I’m sorry for your loss and send love and prayers as your family goes through this difficult time! A special hug to Brad as I know he looked up to his brother and loved him so much!

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