William (Bill) Ross, age 72, passed away at his home December 3, 2021. Born April 15, 1949 to William and Emiline Ross, Bill was born and raised in Elgin, graduated from Larkin High School, and worked as a Stationary engineer for Safety Kleen for 40 years. He was an avid HAM radio enthuiast (WD9CVP), and enjoyed NHRA drag racing. He was proceeded in death by his Parents and wife Sharon (Steinke), and survived by his sons Bill and Bob as well as his two Grandchildren. Given Bill’s wishes, funeral arrangements will remain private.