Roscoe J. “Ross” Gorman
Owner - Director
Ross was born in Hoven, South Dakota, and raised on the family farm in South Dakota--between Gorman and Gettysburg. He graduated from Gettysburg High School then attended the University of South Dakota. He transferred to the San Francisco College of Mortuary Science graduating with an associate degree in Mortuary Science in September 1976.
His career in the funeral business began in October 1976 with Schrader-Prell Funeral Home in Wheatland, Wyoming. Ross acquired both the Douglas Funeral Home and the Wheatland Funeral Homes in 1988. In 2001 he combined the funeral homes under the name, Gorman Funeral Homes. Throughout his 34-year funeral service career, Ross has served families in Converse and Platte Counties with professionalism and compassionate care.
He is a board member of the Wyoming Funeral Director’s Association as well as the Wyoming State Board of Embalming. His involvement in his community includes serving on the Converse County Hospital Foundation Board, a member of the Masonic Lodge, Moose Lodge, the Chamber of Commerce in both Converse and Platte Counties, and the Congregational United Church of Christ in Douglas. Ross has served his community as the Converse County Coroner since 1983. He and his wife, Biff, reside in Douglas and have two children, their daughter Tiffany who is married to Cameron Dean and son Geoffrey.