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David Blair Ross

January 4, 1959 — December 30, 2023

David Blair Ross, a beloved member of the Dallas community, passed away on December 30, 2023, leaving behind a profound legacy. Born on January 4, 1959, in his hometown of Dallas, Texas, David lived a life full of compassion, dedication, and joy.

David's career spanned over three decades at Dart as a bus driver. He dedicated himself to his work with unwavering commitment and served the community faithfully. David's friendly nature and welcoming spirit made him an extraordinary presence for all those who boarded his bus. Known for his gentle demeanor and lightheartedness, he made sure that every passenger felt valued and appreciated.

Outside of his career as a bus driver, David was a devoted family man. He cherished every moment spent with his loved ones. Deloris Ross was not only his wife but also his lifelong partner; their bond was unbreakable. Their son, David W.C. Ross, brought immeasurable joy to their lives and was the embodiment of their love and devotion.

In addition to Deloris Ross and David W.C Ross, David is survived by his step-father Willie Chattam, relatives; Cecil Brown (brother), Ranetta Chattam (sister), Aaron Boson (brother-in-law), Mark Boson Sr. (brother-in-law), Carol Boson (sister-in-law) George Boson Jr. (brother-in-law), Art Thompson (uncle), Michelle Thompson (aunt), and numerous nieces and nephews who adored him. He was preceded in death by his mother Gloria Chattam, father Fain Brown, and sister Adria Diane Ross.

David's kindness extended beyond his immediate family; he formed strong connections with friends throughout his life journey. His genuine interest in people allowed him to form deep bonds effortlessly. David was often described as a "people person" who never met a stranger. He approached everyone with warmth and sincerity, making them feel heard and valued through both good times and bad.

Aside from his vibrant social life, David had various interests that brought him immense pleasure. He had an undeniable enthusiasm for race cars and would often immerse himself in the details of mechanics. Being an ardent Cowboys fan, David never missed a game and reveled in the victories of his beloved team. Family outings were a cherished tradition where he relished creating lasting memories with his loved ones. A true culinary enthusiast, David also had a knack for cooking and delighted in preparing delicious meals for family and friends.

David's great personality could instantly light up any room. He possessed an infectious sense of humor, always ready to share a joke and uplift those around him. His laughter was contagious and his words of encouragement provided solace during challenging times. He was consistently helpful, offering assistance whenever needed, and became known as a gentle giant, radiating positivity to all fortunate enough to cross paths with him.

David's legacy will forever live on in our hearts as we reminisce about the joy he brought into our lives. His laughter will echo through our fondest memories, reminding us of the happiness he so effortlessly shared. As we say goodbye to this extraordinary soul, may we take comfort knowing that his spirit will continue to guide us through life's ups and downs.

We remember David Blair Ross as a kind-hearted man whose impact reached far beyond the boundaries of his community. His ability to spread love and joy brought solace to those in need. As we bid him farewell, let us celebrate a life well-lived and honor the everlasting imprint he leaves behind.

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Memorial for David Blair Ross

Thursday, January 4, 2024

Starts at 1:00 pm (Central time)

Golden Gate Funeral Home-Dallas

4155 S R. L. Thornton Fwy, Dallas, TX 75224

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