Retired Director of the Show Me Center in Cape Girardeau and IAVM Past President, David B. Ross has died after struggling with an illness. The 63-year-old has been in the hospital since collapsing on New Year’s Eve. He passed away in peace yesterday/ Thursday, the 14th at the University of Virginia Medical Center in Charlottesville. Show Me Center Marketing Director Abby Joe Vander Bol Tells KZIM KSIM they’re saddened by the loss.
Ross is a native of Portsmouth, Ohio but grew up in Chattanooga. He graduated from the University of Tennessee. Ross was the first director of the Show Me Center at SEMO in Cape Girardeau, from 1987 to 2012. In 2005-2006, he served as the president of IAVM.