Biography: Christopher Michael Ross, affectionately known as Turtle, was born on October 9, 1969 at United Hospital in Port Chester, New York to the proud parents of the late William Henry Ross and Gloria Agatha Wilson Ross. He departed this life on Wednesday, February 5, 2020 at Harlem Hospital Center in Harlem, New York.
Chris attended the Port Chester Public School System and graduated from Port Chester High School in 1987. Christopher furthered his education at Canisius College in Buffalo, New York where he received an Associate Degree in Para Legal Studies.
Chris loved to read and play chess but his passion was music and his grandson, Bentley Davis-Ross, with whom he had a deep loving relationship with. He loved the fact that Bentley has a love for music just like he did. Many times they would get together to sing, rap or just listen to Bentley play the drums.
Chris’s love for music led to an interview with “The Weekly Drop” with D.B. Shark, where he was just given the job as a Promotional Manager with Ablaze Worldwide.
Chris also was an Author, DJ, Poet, Screenwriter and the Host of the upcoming show “Street Heat”. As a talented Author and Screenwriter, he was working hard to get his first major film completed and hoping his amazing work to be shared with the world. He was so talented and had so much to offer the world and no matter what, he never neglected to edify others, encourage and support their success.
Chris was very outgoing. He always spoke a positive word to the people of his hometown and loved his 914-10573 family. Chris was a people person and made friends easily no matter where he was.
Chris is preceded in death by his grandparents, parents and godmother Inez Manning.
Chris leaves to cherish his memories: one son Jorey Davis-Ross of Marietta, Georgia; one grandson Bentley Davis-Ross of Port Chester, New York; three brothers, William Ross of Danville, Virginia; James Manning and William Manning both from Port Chester, New York; one sister Helena Manning of Port Chester, New York; one special niece who he treated more like a daughter, Kelby Lewis of Port Chester, New York; along with many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and many many friends.