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Ray Cross

Ray Cross

May 7, 1944          ~          September 6, 2015

Ivan Ray Cross, 71, of Goodnight, went to be with his Lord, Sunday, September 6, 2015. He was a son of the late William Ivan “Red” Cross and Louise Elizabeth Harper Cross. Ray was a bus driver for Hiseville Elementary School and a member of Salem Baptist Church where he served as Deacon for 41 years.

He is survived by his wife of 51 years Dot Cross; two brothers: Leroy Cross (Wanda) of Goodnight and Doug Cross (Gail) of Griderville; two sisters: Elsie Meredith (Dwight) of Sweden and Becky Phelps (Earl) of Griderville. Several nieces and nephews also survive.

Besides his parents he was preceded in death by one son Charles Ray Cross; three brothers: Joe Cross, Dennis Cross and Steve Cross; two sisters: Ruby Winchester and Stacy Guard; his mother and father-in-law: Shorty and Ruby Johnson.

Funeral will be 1:00 P.M. Wednesday at the Hatcher & Saddler Funeral Home with burial in the Hiseville Cemetery. Visitation will be after 4:00 P.M. Tuesday at the funeral home.

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Guest Register

12 Entries for Ray Cross

  1. Briana Birge says:

    He will be greatly missed. I loved riding his bus every afternoon. I’ll be praying for you and your family

  2. Peggy Hester says:

    So very sorry for your loss, my prayers are going up for you and your family.

  3. Debbie Turner says:

    Dot so sorry for your loss. Ray was a great coach years ago and a good man. I will keep you in my prayers.

  4. lois bulle says:

    dot sorry to hear about ray;s passing will keep youn prayer

  5. Decker Family says:

    Dot we are So Sorry to hear about Ray. Our Prayers are with your family during this difficult time. God Bless

  6. Brad Barlow says:

    So sorry for your loss, Dot. May God comfort you in this time. The Barlows are praying for you. Much love, Brad Barlow

  7. Ronnie.Nancy.Kelly Cline says:

    We love you Dot, so sorry to hear about Ray. One of the best men we were honored to know,and just like Charlie always in our hearts.

  8. Kendra Sartin Turner says:

    Dot I am so sorry to hear about Ray. He was a good man. You are in my prayers and Ray and Charlie are in my heart.

  9. Bernice Coomer & family says:

    Our thoughts and prayers go out to the Cross family. The Coomer family has been friends with the Cross family for many years so it is a great loss to the whole community. We wish God’s strength, love and peace to each of you. God bless you.

  10. Temisha Bybee Denison says:

    Dot, I am so sorry to hear about Ray. Our family has always thought so much of your family. A day never goes by that I do not think of Charlie. My prayers and thoughts are with you.

  11. Ricky and Donna Winchester says:

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. Ray was a wonderful man, who will truly be missed by all who knew him.

  12. H & Kathy Barlow says:

    Dot, we are keeping you in our prayers. You and Ray are two of the kindest people I know. God bless you with His grace, comfort and presence.