Wayne F. Ross

In Loving Memory


Wayne Franklin Ross

January 4, 1968 – November 30, 2017

Wayne Franklin Ross lost his battle with lung cancer on November 30, 2017, he was surrounded by his family. “For I am ready to be offered, and the time of my departure is at hand. I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith.” II Timothy 4: 6-7

Wayne was born on January 4, 1968 in Boston, MA. Wayne was the eldest of seven children. Wayne was educated in the Boston public school system. Wayne enjoyed cooking for his family and friends, and pursued a career in the culinary arts industry.

Wayne was a charismatic and fun loving person who enjoyed spending time with his family and loved ones. Wayne would always end his conversations with “I love you”. Wayne had a strong passion for family unity.

Wayne had an outgoing personality and was full of life. He enjoyed sharing stories and making everyone laugh. Wayne loved listening to music, watching sports, watching Law and Order, and enjoyed spending time with his companion. Wayne was an avid chess player and loved playing cards with his friends during his spare time. Wayne had a kind heart and loved everyone, he will be truly missed and we will hold his love and memories in our hearts until we meet again.

Wayne is preceded in death by his brother Germaine W. Ross. Wayne is survived by his long time companion, Lydia Rich, her daughter, Toya Rich both of Boston, MA his beloved mother, Rose Ross of Chelsea, MA, his sister Tiffany Ross of Revere, MA, his sister Kimberly McKinney (Anthony) of Everett, MA, his brother Marc Ross of Boston, his sister Nikesha Ross of Boston, MA, and his brother Jason Ross (Katherine) of Everett, MA. He leaves behind a host of nieces and a nephew as well as aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends and family.

The Ross, Rich and McKinney would like to extend our sincere thanks to everyone that supported us in our time of bereavement. May GOD bless you all.


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25 Condolences

  1. Rose Ross on December 4, 2017 at 8:19 pm

    No words to express how I feel. My son is now in God’s house. He will always be with me.R

  2. Nikesha Ross on December 4, 2017 at 8:54 pm

    My buddy he was so much fun and words can’t express how much I will miss you and your loud voice. You was there for my pregnancy and came to the hospital when ever I thought I was going into labor. You will be in my heart and soul forever and I will always remember you wearing your shell toes adidas I love you Wayne.

  3. Kimberly Williams on December 4, 2017 at 9:25 pm

    You are my brother from another mother. I will always remember the times we laughed together. Rest easy now! You will truly be missed.

    Little Kim

  4. Lakisha roberson on December 4, 2017 at 10:15 pm

    My big cousin, Wayne I’m going to miss you so much I’m going to miss your phone calls and you stoping bye to have dinner with me.. you always made sure to tell me how much you loved me and loved my father Donald Ross so much.. I going to miss your laughing the most . Rest easy cousin you welll be in my heart forever and truly missed .

    Love you cousin ,Kisha

  5. Ashley Cotton on December 4, 2017 at 10:16 pm

    The Cotton/ Roberson family would like to send our condolences at this time. May God wrap your family in his arms of comfort. Wayne was truly a vibrant breathe of life

  6. Maureen Cawley on December 4, 2017 at 10:26 pm

    ♡ ♡♡♡♡♡ ♡♡

  7. Flennard Shaw on December 4, 2017 at 10:34 pm

    To the Ross, Rich and McKinnew family. Please accept my sincerest condolences from the Shaw family. Wayne always gave me warm greetings and great childhood memories.

  8. Ebony C on December 4, 2017 at 10:36 pm

    My condolences to you and your family.

  9. Ethel Ross on December 4, 2017 at 10:42 pm

    My heart is so broken. I love my first nephew. There are no words. I will miss you deeply…love always Auntie Ethel.

  10. LaTachia Parker on December 4, 2017 at 11:01 pm

    Sorry for your Families loss

  11. Sherron G on December 4, 2017 at 11:09 pm

    My condolences. To you and the family

  12. Michelle Marsh on December 4, 2017 at 11:14 pm

    My thoughts and prayers are with you Rose and your family as you mourn the loss of Wayne. May God surround you with His love and peace that surpasses all understanding. You are all in my thoughts and prayers.

  13. Tony McKinney on December 4, 2017 at 11:14 pm

    Wayne it was 1988, we hung out like brothers everyday. We became family. I married your sister and we really became family for real. I miss your baritone voice and I remember your stories and our good times. I love you!!! Love you brother, Tony.

  14. Gloria (Nubby) on December 4, 2017 at 11:20 pm

    Praying for the family my sincerest condolences and sympathy

  15. Barbara hampton on December 5, 2017 at 3:03 am

    Not gone, your love one but only at a place down river where we can no longer see, experiencing new currents. And living forever in your heat. Praying for the family at this difficult times . God is able to carry you thru.

  16. Lori Watson on December 5, 2017 at 3:50 am

    Sorry for your loss Rose. He’s at everlasting peace.

  17. Romand Cook on December 5, 2017 at 5:56 am

    Rest in Heaven my brother you will always be loved and missed.

  18. Angela Townsend Driggers on December 5, 2017 at 11:34 am

    Kim, sending my deepest condolences to you and your family. Sending Love and Hugs
    XO, Ang~

  19. Kimberly McKinney on December 5, 2017 at 2:33 pm

    Wayne, my big brother…Big Ross, D-Block, Marshall D, Dwayne. I remember you would always iron your socks and underwear…always looking fresh. You had an old soul when we were growing up. I remember you walking around with your boom box playing your rap music. Wayne you lived life to the fullest and you loved your family, and we loved you back. You will be missed and we will always keep your memories in our hearts. I know you are at peace now and you are with our brother Germaine. May GOD bless your soul. I love you and will miss you until we meet again. GOD bless, love you man!!!!

  20. Katherine Ross on December 5, 2017 at 2:37 pm

    My brother in law Wayne,
    You are trully going to be missed, you were like my oldest brother that I never had. I will miss your smile your jokes, your saying ” I love you” and especially your hugs. He trully loved his family and friends. Rest in peace.

  21. Marc Ross on December 5, 2017 at 5:15 pm

    I love you and miss you!!!!! RIP big bro.

  22. Minister Richard F Ross Sr. on December 5, 2017 at 9:12 pm

    For I am convinced that neither death nor life, neither angels nor demons, neither the present
    nor the future, nor any powers,
    neither height nor depth, nor anything
    else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God that is in Christ Jesus our Lord.
    Romans 8
    We love you Wayne
    Richard Franklin Ross Sr. and Family

  23. Keara Ross on December 6, 2017 at 3:49 pm

    My uncle was a great man. Always so kind and had the biggest smile. I will miss him deeply. I’m going to miss talking to him about anything. Uncle Wayne you will always be in my thoughts and prayers.

  24. Gus and Pat on January 2, 2018 at 2:26 pm

    While words fail to capture the pain of losing a dear loved one, we look forward to the time when words will fail to capture the joy of having our Heavenly Father return our loved ones to us, by means of the resurrection. – John 5: 28 29. Until that time, may God comfort you and grant you inner peace and strengthen you. -2 Corinthians 1: 3, 4. Please view this video link:

  25. RayRay Miles on January 14, 2019 at 5:04 am

    Rest in Comfortbility my Guy, we grew up on the” Ledge” …. Where it wasn’t too smooth. But we made the Best of it and God bless Us enough years to look back at it all in Triumph! It was Always a pleasure whenever I see Dudes like you in passing,and we chop it up and reminiscing the good old days. You definitely will be Miss fam. Salute Soldier!!

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