Earl C. "Tubby" Gross, 53, of Newport, died Sunday, May 15, 2022 at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Fort Thomas. He was born September 24, 1968, in Dayton, Kentucky, a son of the late Earl W. and Dora Ackmon Gross. He is survived by his wife, Heather Gross; sons Nathan and Luke Gross; two brothers, seven sisters, and one granddaughter. He was also preceded in death by one sister. Services will be held at the convenience of the family.