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Brent Jay Ross

Brent Jay Ross, known to his friends as “Spoon”, “Spooner”, and “Spoon Size”, passed away suddenly on August 30, 2018 at the age of 60. He will be greatly missed by his friends and family. He is survived by his mother, Dolores Ross, by his sister and brother, Susan Flowers and Douglas Ross, by his only daughter and son-in-law, Britta and Aaron Abood, and by several nieces. He is preceded in death by his father, Vernon Wayne Ross. 

Brent grew up in Vickeryville, Michigan where he attended Vickeryville School and moved on to Central Montcalm public schools for the remainder of his education. He graduated from Central Montcalm High School in 1976. He proudly spent 30 years working for General Motors at the Fisher Body Assembly Plant in Lansing. Brent loved fishing, hunting, reading, his pets, NASCAR racing, Oldsmobiles, car shows, a good conversation, going to sporting events, living in a small town, taking drives down backroads, watching movies, and having a cold beer with a friend. He was a dependable family man with huge heart and a friend to everyone. 

A Celebration of Brent’s Life will be held at 3:00 pm until 6:00 pm on Monday, September 10th, at Barden Funeral Home located at 2999 S. Sheridan Rd., Stanton, MI 48888. Those who so desire may make memorial donations in memory of Brent to the Vickeryville United Methodist Church located at 6050 S. Vickeryville Rd., Sheridan, MI 48884 or to the White Pine District Library located at 106 E. Walnut Street, Stanton, MI 48888 (

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Reader Comments (6)

Thinking about Brent and wishing his family comfort and peace ❤
Jodi (Adams) Browning
September 6, 2018 | Unregistered CommenterJodi Browning
I know Brent was Doug and Sue's little brother, but I felt like he was mine, too. A lot of great memories with a true friend.
He will be missed. Condolences to his friends and family.
September 7, 2018 | Unregistered CommenterEd Harriman
Although our lives took different paths as we got older I will always cherish the thousands of memories that I shared with the Greatest best friend a kid could ever have. My thoughts and prayers are with you; Delores, Sue and Doug.
September 7, 2018 | Unregistered CommenterJeff Wells
Was shocked to hear about Spoon. He did some work on our porch and ramps for our sheds last summer. He will be missed. He talked so lovingly about his daughter. She was the apple of his eye. Thoughts and prayers for the family. May God give you comfort and peace.
September 9, 2018 | Unregistered CommenterDiana Disbrow
I am deeply sorry for your family’s loss of Brent. May the “God of all comfort” embrace you and bring to your minds joyful memories.
(2 Corinthians 1:3,4) All the best wishes for your family at this difficult time, take care.
September 10, 2018 | Unregistered CommenterBabe Quintrall
I remember some special times in the 8th grade, Brent was a lot of fun to be with. So sorry for your loss, to Brent's family, we send prayers for comfort at this difficult time. Sincerely Denise & Ron Peterman
September 10, 2018 | Unregistered CommenterDenise &Ron Peterman

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