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Obituary of Ross E. McGarr
Ross Edward McGarr, 89, from Daphne, Al, died peacefully at home on November 24, 2021, with his family by his side. Ross was born in Plattsburgh, April 25, 1932 the son of George, Sr. and Mabel (Laundry) McGarr. He went to Plattsburgh High School and joined the US Air Force in 1951 serving during the Korean War. After the service he came back to Plattsburgh where he worked for Diamond National for many years until his retirement. He married, Connie Ormsby on June 2, 1984. After retirement they traveled for many many years in their RV visiting all states except Hawaii. They had many adventures on the road where they made many wonderful memories. Ross was a lifetime member of the VFW, member of American Legion and of the AMVETS. He spent many hours in his later years volunteering for these organizations to help local vets. Ross is survived by his wife, Connie McGarr; daughters, Cindy Thwaits (Ilker) of St. Augustines FL, Linda Buttery (Bill) of Crestview FL.; children, Howard Ormsby (Jana) of Ashville, NC, Michael Ormsby (Stephanie) of Peru NY, Lynn Ormsby-Massingill (Johnny) of Daphne AL, and Todd Ormsby of Ausable NY; 12 grandchildren; and many great grandchildren. He was predeceased by his parents; brothers, George Jr, Donald, Mack, Hughie and Francis; and son, Craig Ormsby. At the request of Ross there will be no formal services. Entombment will be held in the Plattsburgh Community Mausoleum. Donations may be made in his memory to the VFW Post 309 in Peru NY. Arrangements are in the care of the Hamilton Funeral Home, 294 Mannix Road, Peru, 643-9055.
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