Obituary for Robert Dewain Cross
Robert "Bob" Dewain Cross of Montclair, CA passed away on June 23, 2014 in Montclair. He was born on November 17, 1938 in Colorado Springs to the late Aaron Dolpha and Martha Helen Morton Cross. Bob and his family moved to California when he was 11 years old. Bob attended Chaffey High School for four year, graduating in 1957. He also attended Cal State Fullerton, taking several classes for his work. He was enlisted in the U.S. Army where he proudly served his country from 1957 -1965 when he left with an honorable discharge.
On August 6, 1960 he married Patricia Carol Anderson in the Knott's Berry Farm Chapel in Buena Park. They have four children together, Michael Cross of Montclair, Mark Cross of Ontario, Montgomery Cross of California City and Michele Cross of Montclair, as well as 4 grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Bob was employed as a tree trimmer for the City of Ontario from 1959 to 1998 and belonged to the Boy Scouts of America for 43 years. He enjoyed woodworking and woodcarving as well as storytelling and spending time with his family and friends.
Bob was preceded in death by his parents Aaron and Martha, and brothers , Charles Milborne, Clarence Samuel, Roy Alvin, Aaron Dolpha Jr., and John Eugene.
A visitation is scheduled for Monday, July 14, 2014 at 9:00 am in the Draper Mortuary Chapel, Ontario, CA where a funeral service will follow at 10:00am. Interment will be in the Mausoleum at Bellevue Cemetery, Ontario, CA immediately following the funeral.