Tuesday , November 14, 2017 - 10:00 PM
January 27,1957 ~ November 8, 2017
Marlin Belnap Ross, born on January 27, 1957, in Ogden, UT, son of Dr. Aaron Belnap Ross and Elma Hall Belnap Ross, died November 8, 2017, at the age of 60, due to complications after having pneumonia in Lander, WY.
Marlin was best known for his amazing talent on the ski slopes. At the age of 15 he was a member of the US Ski Team Alpine/Downhill. Marlin skied professionally for years and later he became a ski instructor in Park City, UT. Marlin loved the outdoors, fishing and playing his guitar.
In March of 1977, he had his first head injury while skiing he hit a tree and was in a coma for five days. In June of 1996, he had his second head injury, as a pedestrian, he was hit by a car. After his second head injury, he lived in many different nursing homes and places with the longest stays at Sunshine Terrace in Logan, UT and his last home at the Wyoming Life Resource Center (WLRC) in Lander, WY.
He was loved by all that knew him and cared for him and will be deeply missed by ALL.
He is survived by his six children: Tonya Farr (Jedd) of Riverdale, UT; Tyler Ross (Jeremy) of Casper, WY, from his first marriage to Marianne Jerome (Don) of Toledo, OR; Micah Wilson (Jim) of Ogden, UT; Preston Ross (Cristina) of Spanish Fork, UT; Sterling Ross (Georgia) of Flagstaff, AZ; and Sydney Tingey (Jared) of Duchesne, UT, from his second marriage to Tamara Ross of Mechanicsville, MD; 12 grandchildren: Dalton, Brayden, Corben, Lauren, Aubree, Isaac, Levi, Jake, Andrew, Frida, Maddie and Zach, and one great-grandchild, Acacia.
Also surviving are his sister, Sandra Shupe (Ted) of West Valley City, UT; Dr. Calvin Ross (Gail) of San Juan Capistrano, CA; and a sister-in-law, JoAnne Ross of Salt Lake City, UT; and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his dad in 1973 and his mom in 1995; one brother, Aaron Larry Ross in 1969; and one sister, Bonnie Ross in 1962.
There will be a service held at the Country Hills Ward at the Weber Heights Stake located at 1401 Country Hills Drive in Ogden, UT, on Saturday, November 18, 2017, at 1 p.m. He will be laid to rest in the Washington Heights Memorial Cemetery directly following the service.
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