Retired Naval Reserve Cdr. Charles Eugene Ross, 67, an electronics engineer, died Friday at the Veterans Administration Hospital in Martinsburg, W. Va. He lived in Alexandria.
Born in Creighton, M., Cdr. Ross attended Lewis and Clark University and took graduate work at the Univresity of Oregon.
He was commissioned on active duty in September, 1942, and served as communication officer of the Clear-field Supply Depot in Utah.
After World War 11, He remained with the Naval Reserve but became a civilian landline officer with the 14th Naval District at Pearl Harbor.
He came to Washington in 1955 and served as a civilian electronics engineer with the Naval Facilities Engineering Command here until retiring in 1969. He also retired from the naval Reserve that year.
Cdr. Ross was a member of the Independent Telephone Pioneers Association, the Armed Forces Communication Association, the American Plant Engineers, the Reserve Officers Association and the Retired Officers Association. He was a Mason.
He was an elder in the Mount Vernon Presbyterian Church, where he was a tenor solist with the choir.
He is survived by his wife, Anne N. Ross, of the home; a son, Donald E., of Fairbanks, Alaska: tow brothers, Wade J., of Costa Mesa, Claf., and Joe C., of Sandpoint, Idaho, and two sisters. Mrs. Howard Nelson, of Glasgow, Mont., and Mrs. Charles E.Williams, of Reno, Nev.