Herman L. Cross

September 21, 1934 ~ September 26, 2007

Herman L. "Bud"? Cross, 73, formerly of Johnson City, now of Leland, North Carolina, died Wednesday, September 26, 2007 in North Carolina. He was a native of Washington County, son of the late Aner S. and Mary Ford Cross. Herman was a proud veteran of the Korean War, having served in the U. S. Marines during the postwar period. He was a professional and talented Millwright in industrial construction, and was a part of the building of the Dupont plant in Leland, working with the Daniels Construction Company and later the B&K Construction Company. He was of the Baptist faith. He is survived by his wife of 51 years: Anna Cross of Leland, NC; three children, Pam (& Ken) Knowles of Panama City, Florida; Chet (& Pam) Cross of Kennett Square, Pennsylvania and Morris (& Cindy) Cross of Granite Falls, Minnesota; six grandchildren, Jason (& Jaye) Marshburn, Kelley (& Michael ) Folk, Sarah Cross, Samantha Cross, Paige Cross and Allyson Cross; a great grandson, Lucas Marshburn and an expected great grandson, Mason Folk; a sister, Dorothy Mason; several nieces and nephews. A graveside service is scheduled for Monday, October 10, 2007 in the Monte Vista Memorial Park at 11:00a.m. Military honors will be provided by the VFW #3382 of Kingsport and the Tennessee National Guard. The family will receive friends on Sunday, September 30, 2007 at the Morris "" Baker Funeral Home from 7:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m.

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  1. Anonymous says:

    Dear Cross Family, Please accept our deepest condolences. Chet- you and your family are in our prayers. May the Lord bless you with peace and comfort as you mourn the loss of your Dad here on Earth. Love, Sean and Angie

  2. Anonymous says:

    In recognition of Herman L. Cross’ Honorable Service in the United States Marine Corps, the Tri-Cities Tennessee, Detachment Number 969 of the Marine Corps League would like to extend our appreciation and gratitude for his service to God, Country and Corps as well as our sincere condolences to his family. SEMPER FIDELIS Don Elseroad Junior Vice Commandant MCL Detachment #969

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