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James Ross, Jr.

August 24, 1974 — February 24, 2020

Taylor, Texas

James Earl Ross, Jr., 45, of Taylor, passed away Monday, February 24, 2020.  A Home-Going Celebration will be conducted at Mount Calvary Missionary Baptist Church of Taylor, on Thursday, March 5th at 11:00 AM with the Reverend, Tony Sorrells presiding.  Interment will follow at the Taylor Cemetery.

‘I am young but strong enough to withstand anything that comes my way, I’m old enough to stretch forth my hands to the creator and cry –

‘Lord here am I…’

“To everything is a Season and a time to every purpose under the heaven”    Ecclesiastes 3:1

“A Time to Be Born”

On the day of August 24, 1974 in Taylor, Texas, James Earl Ross and Jewel Johnson were blessed with a bouncing baby boy. This gift from God was given the name James Earl Ross, Jr. He grew up in the community of Taylor attending the public schools and graduated from Taylor High School.

“A Time To Play and Work”

James was a hard working young man – he had the opportunity to work side by side with his father, learning the trade of construction.  After working many years for different companies he decided to do his own.  James became the owner and HNC of his business: Junior’s Lawn Service.  He had a strong foundation and was able to take trips and vacations as he desired.  James and Tracey took four cruises, he visited his Aunt in Phoenix, and short getaways to Vegas.  He was an active member of the #1 Stunnas Bike Riding Club, which he had a passion for his bike and the members.  He loved his family and enjoyed their gatherings.  James attended church as he desired, often visiting Mount Carmel Church with Tracey in Elgin.

“A Time To Die”

James earthly life journey ended on Monday, February 24, 2020.

“A Time To Celebrate”

James was blessed with forty-five years and he leaves in God’s hands to cherish his short legacy, his children, Brianna Ross, Whitney Ross, Adriana Milligan, Jay Shawn Ross, and Damarian Ross; two grandchildren, DeAndre Rozier and Jocelyn Tucay; his father, James Earl, Sr.; his mother, Jewel Johnson; his sibling, Polly Randal, Paula Caldwell, and Fred Johnson; and a large number of Uncles and Aunts; and an abundant number of cousins, a host of other relatives and friends, including the #1 Stunnas Bike family.  James also leaves A long time Special Friend, Tracey Jones and her family.

No words I write could ever say how sad and empty we feel today
The Angels came for you much sooner than we planned…

Ride on my child Ride on……

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Service Schedule

Past Services

In State

Thursday, March 5, 2020

10:00 - 11:00 am (Central time)

Mount Calvary Missionary Baptist Church of Taylor

602 Symes St, Taylor, TX 76574

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Home Going Celebration

Thursday, March 5, 2020

Starts at 11:00 am (Central time)

Mount Calvary Missionary Baptist Church of Taylor

602 Symes St, Taylor, TX 76574

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Interment following funeral service

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