Lewis Carroll Ross

 CUMBERLAND - Lewis Carroll Ross, 81, of Chebeague Island died July 14, 2000, at
Maine Medical Center.

He was born on Chebeague Island, a son of Merle and Ethyl Hamilton Ross. He graduated
from Chebeague Island High School and attended Gorham State Teachers College.

He served as a technical sergeant for the Fifth Air Force in the South Pacific during World
War II. After the war he returned home and worked as a carpenter. He was later
self-employed as a contractor and builder until his retirement.

He was involved in many of the island organizations, including Chebeague Fire and Rescue,
Chebeague United Methodist Church, Chebeague Island Council, Chebeague Transportation
Co., the Recompense Foundation and the Chebeague Golf Club.

He played golf and was a Red Sox fan.

A son, Stephen L., died previously. Surviving is his wife of 54 years, Geraldine Johnson
Ross; a daughter, Beth Ross Williams of Chebeague Island; a son, Douglas E. of
Chebeague; six grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.

There will be no visiting hours. A memorial service will be held on at 1 p.m. Wednesday at
Chebeague Island United Methodist Church, North Road, Chebeague Island. Burial will
follow in Chebeague Island Cemetery. Arrangements are by Lindquist Funeral Home,