Ross A. Ellwood, Jr.

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Ross A. Ellwood, Jr., 83, of Sarasota, died January 27, 2012 in Bradenton. He is survived by his life partner, G. David York of Sarasota. Ross was a veteran of the U.S Navy and retired from Florida Power and Light Company after 32 years in Customer Service.

Other survivors include various cousins in Florida and Long Island, New York.

A Funeral Service will be held at Noon on Wednesday, February 1, 2012, at AmeriCare Funerals and Cremations Chapel, 20 South Duval St., Quincy, Florida. The visitation will be one hour prior to the Service. Burial will follow at Hillcrest Cemetery. Bevis Funeral Home (850-385-2193 or www.bevisfh.com) is handling arrangements.

In Lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Elwood-York Scholarship Fund at First Congregational United Church of Christ, 1031 South Euclid Ave., Sarasota, FL 34237.