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Obituary: CROSS, JOSEPH

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Joseph Kenneth Cross 1923 ~2010

Joseph K. Cross died December 19, 2010 at home in Provo, Utah. Joseph was born in Salt Lake City, Utah in 1923 to Joseph and Gertrude Cross. He served in the 8th Air Corp during World War II and served an LDS mission to England. He married Laura Johnson in 1950 in the Mesa Arizona Temple. He was a professional Scouter and school teacher. He served in many church callings as well as two Family History Missions with his wife. He is survived by sisters, Marjorie Ricker and Laurel Ruesch; children, Susann (Bill) Davis, Joseph (Debbie) Cross, Laura (Cal) Dong, Mark (Debbie) Cross, Dianna Cross, George (Melanie) Cross, Aleta (Brian) Fowler, Matthew (Sue) Cross, Maureen Cross, Mariann Cross and David (Ali) Cross; 39 grandchildren and many great and great-great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife Laura; children, Joseph A. and Linette Cross; grandson, James Cross and sister, Docia and brother, John. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, December 28th, 11:00 a.m. at the Mountain View Mortuary, 3115 E. 7800 So. (Bengal Blvd), Salt Lake City, with a viewing one hour prior to services. In lieu of flowers, please donate to the Boy Scouts of America, the Perpetual Education Fund or Envision Hospice.