Ross Ronald Bennett was born on Dec. 11, 1950, to Etta May and Lee Bennett in Wilbur, Wash., and passed away on Dec. 31, 2012, in Deer Island, Ore.
Ross grew up in Deer Park and graduated from Deer Park High School in 1969. He attended Eastern Washington College for one year and for one year at the University of Washington.
He later moved to Anchorage, Alaska, where he fished and owned and operated a carpet and vinyl store. He later moved to Portland, Ore., where he operated a tugboat and salvage business, salvaging underwater logs from the Columbia River.
He is survived by his three sons, Quasar, Lee Zon and Dawson Bennett; and a grandson, Quasar Jr. He was very proud of his family of boys
His mother, Etta May Bennett; and a brother, Bruce Bennett, survive him in Deer Park, as well as dear friend and companion, Jan Colwell.
Ross was a man who loved life, spreading a screen of happiness and good cheer and keeping things moving.
There will be no services held at his request.