obit art 5Ross I. Worrell, 61, of Freeport, formerly of Cadiz, died Tuesday at his home following a courageous battle with cancer.  He was born February 4, 1953 in Cadiz, Ohio, a son of the late Adrian and Mildred Harris Worrell.

Ross was a former Coal Miner with Y. and O. Coal Company in Cadiz and a member of the UMWA.  He was a trainer of Standard Bred Harness Horses and was an avid hunter and fisherman.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Jack and Robert Worrell; a daughter, Millie Worrell and a granddaughter.

Friends may call Sunday, 1-4 at Clark-Kirkland Funeral Home, Cadiz, where services will be held Monday at 11 a.m.

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A full obituary will be published in an upcoming edition of the News-Herald