Chaplain Bill Ross

The staff and management of East Bay Raceway Park would like to extend sympathy to the friends and family of Chaplain Bill Ross, who passed away at the age of 84 on June 29.

Chaplain Bill was a fixture on the racing scene, who loved people and especially racers. He was a friend to many through his  years of service and provided comfort to those in need. He was often accompanied at the racetrack by his wife of 49 years, Erika.

A memorial service is planned for 7 p.m. on Friday, July 9 at Southside Church, 13930 Happy Hill Rd. in Chester, VA. Cards and condolences may be sent to the family at 4813 Nairn Lane, Chester, VA 23831.