Douglas P Gross,71, of Cross Plains, TN went home to be with the Lord Wednesday, July 29, 2020, at his home.
He was born July 28, 1949, in South Bend, Indiana to Preston & Mardel Wilson Gross. He worked in the Heating & Air Business as an HVAC serviceman. He proudly served his country in the U.S. Marines during Vietnam and was a member of White Hill Community Baptist Church. He enjoyed fishing, deer hunting, playing pool, and playing Texas Hold 'em. He never met a stranger and had an infectious sense of humor. He loved having cookouts and spending time with his family.
He is preceded in death by his parents; brother-in-law, Terry Scott. He is survived by his wife of 49 years, Margaret "Peggy" Gross, Cross Plains, TN; sons, Jason (Michelle) Gross, Watertown, TN and Jeromy (Brandi Sharber), White House, TN; brothers, Terry Gross, Cross Plains, TN and Dempsey (Joann) Gross, Michigan; sisters, Towana Scott, Portland, TN and Annie (Wes) Street, South Bend, Indiana; 3 grandchildren, Christian Gross, Portland, TN, Savannah Gross, and Andrew Gross, both of Watertown, TN; numerous nieces and nephews.
Funeral service is scheduled for Friday, August 7, 2020, at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Austin & Bell Funeral Home in White House with Bro. Ed Tinnin officiating. Interment will follow in White Hill Community Cemetery with military honors and with family and friends serving as pallbearers. Visitation is planned for Friday, August 7, 2020, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the funeral home. ARRANGEMENTS ENTRUSTED TO AUSTIN & BELL 533 Highway 76 White House, TN 37188 (615)672-5000 www.austinandbell.com