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Hershal Gross

March 8, 1948 April 3, 2018
Hershal Gross
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Obituary for Hershal Gross

Hershal Gross was born on March 8, 1948 in Jackson, Kentucky. He was the fifth of thirteen children born to the late Kelly and Susan Gross. Raised in War Creek, Kentucky Hershal excelled in school and later enlisted in the US Army where he was stationed on the Korean Peninsula during the Vietnam War.

In 1967 along with his family, Hershal moved to metro Detroit. He ended up finding his passion in serving his community as the owner and barber of Clippers Unisex Hair Salon in Southfield. Always one to stay active and enjoy the outdoors he loved to play golf, baseball, basketball and fish. He also enjoyed tinkering and fixing his 1953 Chevy. However, his true passion was his family, especially his grandchildren.

Hershal passed away suddenly on April 3, 2018 in West Bloomfield, Michigan at the age of 70. He will be deeply missed by all those who were lucky enough to know him.

Hershal was the loving husband of Gale, with whom he spent 44 years with. Cherished father of the late Ginger Blackstone, Derek (Monique) Blackstone and Krystle (Ryan) Larkin. Proud grandfather of Jakobi (Kaytlin) Voorheis, Devon McDonald, Jesse McDonald, Mason McDonald, Ayden Blackstone, Ayanna Blackstone, Aylani Blackstone, Miranda Larkin and Natalie Larkin and great-grandfather of Reina, Cruz, Knox and Leo. Dear brother of Lena Barnett, Rev. Delmer (Yvonne) Gross, Tom (Helen) Gross, Sam (Judi) Gross, Marvin (Sharon) Gross, Barb (Rev. Jon) Amspaugh, Homer (Terry) Gross, Kayla (Ron) Brown and Carlos Gross. He was preceded in death by brothers Elmer, Orville and Cecil Gross.

Hershal’s life will be celebrated with a memorial gathering on Saturday April 14, 2018 from 1-3 pm with a service at 3 pm at Lynch & Sons Funeral Home, 340 N. Pontiac Trail (3 blocks south of Maple) in Walled Lake.

Previous Events

Memorial Gathering

Saturday

14

Apr

1:00 PM 4/14/2018 1:00:00 PM - 3:00 PM 4/14/2018 3:00:00 PM
Lynch & Sons Funeral Home - Walled Lake

340 North Pontiac Trail
Walled Lake, MI 48390

Lynch & Sons Funeral Home - Walled Lake
340 North Pontiac Trail Walled Lake 48390 MI
United States

Memorial Service

Saturday

14

Apr

3:00 PM 4/14/2018 3:00:00 PM
Lynch & Sons Funeral Home - Walled Lake

340 North Pontiac Trail
Walled Lake, MI 48390

Lynch & Sons Funeral Home - Walled Lake
340 North Pontiac Trail Walled Lake 48390 MI
United States

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American Heart Association

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