Alvin Charles “Al” Ross

In Memory of
Alvin Charles “Al” Ross
1946 – 2021

Elgin – Alvin Charles “Al” Ross of Elgin, SC Passed away Wednesday, September 1, 2021 at MUSC-Kershaw in Camden, SC.

    Alvin was born April 28, 1946 in Rutherford County, NC to Walter Otto Ross and Mary Elizabeth Freeman Ross. He grew up in the Westminster community of Rutherford County and attended Mt. Vernon School. In 1964 he graduated from RS Central High School. He earned a business degree in Business Administration from Western Carolina University. He was employed by Foothills Plastic in Forest City. He then moved to Madison Wisconsin to work with W.T. Rodgers Company, as a company representative, affording him and his wife Betsy to travel the world. When he left Wisconsin and moved back South with a lifelong dream of owning a bait and tackle shop. He and Betsy opened A & B Outfitters in Ridgeway, SC. After retiring they bought property in North Myrtle Beach where they lived and at their home in Elgin. Alvin was a Christian man, who loved the Lord and His creation. He was a loving and caring man who will be missed by all who knew and loved him.

    He was preceded in death by his father and mother, one sister, Elizabeth Ross Byrum; and one brother, Stanley Walter Ross. Left to cherish his memory is his loving wife Betsy; a daughter, Lee (Bob) Montgomery of Elgin, SC; two grandchildren, Lelah (Eugene) Delos Reyes, Bobby (Ashley) Montgomery; 9 great-grandchildren, Nathan Jr., Bryson, Emily, Noah, Levi, Mikah, Noah, Savannah, and one baby boy on the way; one nephew, Ken Ponder; and two nieces Brenda Ponder Basinger and Gina Ross Greene.     

    A Memorial Service will be held September 18th at 2:00 PM at Harvest Baptist Church, Alvin’s home church, 281 Wildwood Ln, Lugoff SC, 29078. 

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