Leonard Eugene Gross, 78

October 28, 2014

Leonard Gross

Leonard Eugene Gross, 78 of Lexington Park, MD, departed this life on Sunday, October 26, 2014 after a brief illness. He was the son of the late Leonard and Geneva Gross of Lusby, MD, born on November 9, 1935.

He was educated in the Calvert County School System. He worked many years as a laborer in construction at Bechtel Power Plant, A.H. Smith, and even traveled as far as Rosslyn, VA to work. In his leisure time, Leonard enjoyed dancing, playing cards, watching baseball, and he loved WWE Wrestling.

Leonard was united in Holy Matrimony to Mary G. Gross on February 12, 1966. He was a member of Eastern United Methodist Church. Leonard was also a member of Eastern Men’s Choir and the Eastern Jubilees Choir.

He was preceded in death by one daughter, Belinda Gross; sister, Aruzlia Johnson; brothers, William Gray and Joseph Gross; one grandson, Jamal Gross and great-grandson, Ansley Watkins.

Leonard leaves to mourn his wife, Mary; daughters, Tina Morgan (Francis), Veronica Brooks, Velvetta Buck (Willie); sons, Eugene Gross (Linda), Michael Gross (Myrtle), Calvin Gross (Eartha), Darnell Gross, Eric Gross (Anna), Larry Gross and Fitzgerald Jefferson, 29 grandchildren and a host of great-grandchildren; two aunts, Louise Savoy and Marie Gross; adopted grandson, Tyrone Banks; special nieces, Elaine Smith and Melissa White; special nephews, John Boulden and Timothy White; special cousins, Diana Charity, Wayne Savoy and Levar Rawlings and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Family and friends will unite on Tuesday, November 4, 2014 for visitation at 10 am until time of service at 11 am at Eastern United Methodist Church, 975 Eastern Church Road, Lusby, MD 20657. Interment to follow in the church cemetery.

Arrangements by Briscoe-Tonic Funeral Home.