SOUTH SHORE — Ryon Gross, 55, of South Shore, passed away Friday, February 9, 2018, at his residence surrounded by his family.
Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m., Saturday, February 17, at Waverly-South Shore School Gymnasium in Waverly. Visitation will be 4 to 8 p.m., Friday, at Wight and Comes Funeral Chapel in Watertown. Interment will be in Milbank City Cemetery.
Ryon Reed Gross was born April 30, 1962, in Huron to Allen and Karen (Opperman) Gross. He attended and was a 1980 graduate of Tulare School District. He was united in marriage to Dawn Koch June 24, 2000.
He taught at Mission, Letcher, Herreid, Bon Homme and Watertown School Districts, and began teaching at the Waverly-South Shore School District in the fall of 2009.
He is survived by his wife, Dawn of South Shore; parents, Allen and Karen Gross of Menno; children, Jessica Jay Gross of Clark, Anthony Allen Gross of Clark, Joshua Ryon Gross of South Shore, Deontay Lee Gross of South Shore, Alexis Marie Gross of South Shore; grandson, Grayson Ryon Gross of Clark; siblings, Todd Gross of Tripp, Melissa (Jeff) Wormstadt of Artesian, Teresa (Brian) Mettler of Menno and Jason (Amy) Gross of Canton.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Sam and Elizabeth Gross; and Alvin “Bud” and Bessie Opperman.
Arrangements by Wight and Comes Funeral Chapel.