Bobby passed away at 3:30 a.m. Tuesday, November 29, 2011 peacefully in his sleep at Tri-County Care Center after being hospitalized since September 13, 2011 for heart and kidney failure at Barnes & Jewish Hospital.
Born on August 18, 1950 in Burlington, Iowa to Charles Enos and Helen Mae (Wasson) Cross. Married to Ongela Justine Whiteaker on April 25, 2003 at their home in Fulton, Mo. Bobby enjoyed traveling, golfing, fishing, rock climbing, hiking and spending time with his family.
Ones he left behind include his wife, Ongela J. Cross; daughter Taquilla S. Cross; two sons, Tyler J. Wilson and John A. Wilson; three brothers, Gary, Jim and Roger; five sisters, Judy, Connie, Debbie, Cathy, and Patti; and lots of nieces and nephews. Ones he followed to heaven include his father, Charles E. Cross; mother, Helen M. Wasson Cross; one brother, Larry; and one sister, Joyce.
Memorial services will be held at the top of Pikes Peak in Manitou Springs, Colo., this coming summer, where his wife and three children will release his ashes back to the earth along with honorary guests, Jim, Judy and Michael Cross who will be doing the service.