Dr. Larry Manning Ross

Published 8:50 am Saturday, May 14, 2011

COLUMBIA, SC –  A memorial visitation for Dr. Larry Manning Ross, 69, will be held on Monday, May 16, 2011 from 6-8 pm at    Dunbar Funeral Home-Northeast Chapel, 4219 Hard Scrabble Road, Columbia, S.C.

Dr. Ross will be interred at Arlington National Cemetery at a later date.

Dr. Ross died May 11, 2011 at WJBD VA Medical Center.

Born July 21, 1941 and raised in northeastern North Carolina, he was a son of the late Omar F. and Bessie Manning Ross. Larry was a 1959 graduate of Ahoskie High School, a 1963 graduate of The Citadel and a proud member of the 1961 Citadel Championship Football Team.

A decorated veteran of the Vietnam War, he was gravely wounded in 1968.  After a medical retirement, he earned a PhD in Psychology from the University of South Carolina, and practiced as a counseling Psychologist for many years.

Surviving is his wife of 47 years, Carol Kring Ross; daughters, Kelly R. Dangler and Brittney Lynn Ross; and one brother, Daniel Ross of Toccoa, GA.

In lieu of flowers, please make donations to The Larry M. Ross Scholarship Fund-The Citadel Foundation, 171 Moultrie Street, Charleston, SC 29409

Please sign the online guestbook at www.dunbarfunerals.com.