Frederick Arthur Gross, 81, of Richmond, Texas passed away on September 1, 2019. Fred was born on June 20, 1938, in Junction City to Clarence and Margaret (Cox) Gross. Fred attended Junction City High School and proudly served his country with 23 years of military service.
Fred was a lifelong supporter of the Boy Scouts of America and was an active board member on his Home Owner’s Association.
Fred is survived by his wife of 55 years, Sharon (Koska) Gross, whom he married on December 15, 1963; his two children Michael Gross and Vicki Daley; sisters Ruth Hall and Patricia Smith; 6 grandchildren; 8 great grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
Final resting place will be at Kansas Veterans’ Cemetery at Fort Riley.
Service will be held on September 16th, 2019 at 10 a.m., 5181 Wildcat Creek Road, Manhattan, Kansas 66503.
In lieu of flowers, friends who wish may make memorial gifts to one of the following charities:
Coronado Area Council, BSA
644 S. Ohio St.Salina, KS 67401
Memo: Camp Staff Scholarship-Fred Gross Memorial
Freedom Service Dogs of America
Click on “donate” and in the additional comments please put “In memory of Fred Gross”
Fisher House Foundation
Click on the online donation page
Designate “this donation is in memory of Fred Gross”
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