Rodney Dean Gross

| March 27, 2023

Rodney Dean Gross, age 67, of Coshocton, passed away on Thursday, March 23, 2023. He was born on June 8, 1955 in Coshocton, to the late Glen and Ruth (Walters) Gross.

After graduating from Coshocton High School in 1973, Rodney worked for Edmonts for 23 years, US Lighting Company and San Cast Inc. for several years before retiring in 2015.

Rodney was a member of both the Eagles and the Moose in Coshocton. He was a huge fan of The Ohio State Buckeyes and the Cleveland Browns. He enjoyed collecting knives, mugs and hats and liked to watch the History Channel and old Westerns.

He is survived by his son, Brian Gross of Coshocton, sister, Linda (Steve) Hamilton of Fresno, brother, Tom (Charlene) Gross of West Lafayette; two grandchildren, Anecia and Xavier Gross, three nieces, Tammy (Michael) Whiteus, Kristi (Sam) White and Shelly (Todd) Brady; three aunts, Shirley (Jim) Hardesty, Alice Rodgers and Nell Walters, his loving dog, Duke and a host of loving cousins and other nieces and nephews.

Along with his parents, Rodney is preceded in death by his grandparents, Walter and Bessie Gross and Guy and Leota Walters.

Calling hours will be held on Friday, March 31, 2023 from 10:00 am to 11:00 am at Given-Dawson-Paisley Funeral Home. A funeral service will be held at the funeral home at 11:00 am with Pastor Mark Granger officiating. Burial will follow at Coshocton County Memory Gardens.

For those who wish, memorial donations may be made in Rodney’s name to Interim Hospice, 499 S. 2nd St, Coshocton, Ohio 43812 or to the American Cancer Society, P.O.Box 6704, Hagerstown, MD 21741.

An online memorial can be viewed at

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