Published in The Washington Post on Aug. 11, 2015
Ross W. Keith 1929 - 2015
Passed away peacefully at home on August 9, 2015.
He was raised in Washington, DC and graduated from
Central High School (1947) where he lettered in both
football and baseball. He went on to Penn State University
on a football scholarship and remained a dedicated Penn
State football fan his entire life.
Ross served four years in the United States Coast Guard.
He was a very successful Real Estate Broker and Developer
(Ross Keith Realty) in Fairfax County, Virginia for over 35 years. Ross was involved in the
development of Independence Square in Falls Church, VA along with many townhouse
As an avid golfer and card player, he was a member of Washington Golf and Country
Club for over 30 years where he made many lifelong friends.
He is survived by his devoted wife of 58 years, Norma L. Keith, daughter, Constance Lee
Schuble, granddaughter, Cortney Keith Schuble, Sister-in-law, C. Jean Copeland and
many nieces and nephews.
A private family service will be held at Ingram Funeral Home in Cumming, GA. An online
tribute will be available at ingramfuneralhome.com.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations can be made to Hospice Care or Joe
Gibbs Youth for Tomorrow Foundation in his memory.
Ingram Funeral Home & Crematory, Cumming, Georgia is in charge of arrangements.
Condolences may be made at www.ingramfuneralhome.com
Ingram Funeral Home
210 Ingram Avenue
Cumming, GA 30040