Ross, David A. age 49, of St. Paul, MN, passed away November 9th, 2012 at his home due to cancer. He was a graduate of the University of Minnesota and his high school days were spent at St Paul Johnson where he played football and wrestled in the state tournament. He lived a life full of great experiences. He spent 8 years in the US Army Reserve as an Artillery Officer and was Airborne and Air Assault qualified. He spent his career in the financial area and the culmination was starting a successful business 4 years ago. He was looking forward to another great year. David was avid writer. He is the author of A Portrait of Salespeople, wrote several poems, and studied theology. He enjoyed biking, rollerblading, chess, and playing tennis. He was a proud member of the Masons and many other organizations. David was devoted to his faith and the believe in Jesus Christ. Survived by: Parents Donald & Kathleen, Sister Carolyn, Brother Dale, nephews, Lydia, Jacob, and Grant. His dog Spinster was a great companion to him. Service will be at 11:30, Friday November 16th, 2012 at TRINITY BAPTIST CHURCH, 2220 Edgerton Street, Maplewood, MN, 55117.