Ross Catts, 87 of Warrensburg, Missouri passed away Thursday, February 18, 2021 at Warrensburg Manor Care Center in Warrensburg, Missouri.
Ross Catts was born July 11, 1933 in Shreveport, Louisiana, son of Mitchell Ray Catts and Annie Mae (Beason) Catts. He served in the Navy from 1950 to 1973 as a CWO 2. During his time served, Ross was united in marriage to Barbara Deaton on August 6, 1955 in Bennettsville, South Carolina. After his military career, he graduated with his associate degree in business from Rockingham Tech in 1974. Ross worked as the plant manager of the Beck Corporation in Maxton, North Carolina for the following two years before moving to Shreveport, Louisiana in 1976, where he became the plant manager of Thompson Industries. He transferred to Higginsville, Missouri where he was the plant manager of Thompson Industries from 1981 to 1983. Shortly after, Ross moved to Atlanta, Georgia, working with Thompson Industries for a brief period before retiring in 1984. For the following years the couple thoroughly enjoyed travelling to many locations around the eastern United States. He has since resided in Warrensburg for the last five years. Ross was very proud of his title Master Mason.
Survivors include his sons: Ronnie Catts (Kandi) of Warrensburg, Missouri and Richard Catts (Christine) of Pamplico, South Carolina; grandchildren: Adam Catts of Higginsville; Richard Allen Catts, II (Kaitlin Galloway) of Pamplico, South Carolina and Nicolas Hunter Catts of Pamplico, South Carolina; and nephew, Eric Daniel Williamson (Jenn) of Maryland; and great grandchildren: Brantly and Bayden Catts.
He was preceded in death by his parents; wife; daughter; Katrina Catts; son, Tommy Catts; and beloved dog, Kitty Catts.
A memorial service will be 1:00 pm Saturday, March 20, 2021 at the Bumgarner Family Funeral Service and Crematorium Chapel. The family will receive friends from 12:00-1:00 p.m. prior to the service in the chapel. Due to Covid-19 restrictions, please wear a mask or face covering and practice social distancing.
Local arrangements were entrusted to Williams Funeral Chapel in Warrensburg, Missouri.
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