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Carl Eugene Cross
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Obituary for Carl Eugene Cross

Carl Eugene Cross, 87, of Weirton, passed away peacefully Friday, December 15, 2017 at his home. Born May 5, 1930 in Hollidays Cove, WV, he was a son of the late Charles and Opal (Palmer) Cross. He was also preceded in death by his wife Wilma Z. (Bonner) Cross; step-mother Anna Mae Cross; brother Charles and sister Patricia.

Carl proudly served his country on the USS Gyatt in the United States Navy. He was honorably discharged from active service in 1952 and from the reserves in 1957. Carl retired from Weirton Steel as an electronic repairman and then went on to work at S.E.P.T.A. in Philadephia, PA.

He was a member of Paris Presbyterian Church and the Moose Lodge 688. He also served as a Cub Scout leader of Pack 31 and an assistant leader in Troop 31. Carl loved to bowl and was on more than one championship team.

Carl is survived by his sister Edith Donohue of Cincinnatti; three sons: Jeffery Cross of Weirton, Charles (Jeanne) Cross of Lafayette, Louisiana, and Michael Cross of Weirton; daughter Carlene White; seven grandchildren: Shannon (Lauren) Cross, Elizabeth Marrow, Christopher White, Katie (Mark) Jennings, Carl (Mariana) Cross, Benjamin (Alia) Cross, and Alina Cross; four great-grandchildren: Phoenix White, Jaylen White, Zariah White, and Liam Jennings.

Friends will be received on Tuesday December, 19th from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 pm at the Greco Hertnick Funeral Home, 3219 Main St., Weirton, where funeral services will be held on Wednesday, December 20th at 11 am. Rev. Dr. Christina Hosler will officiate.

Interment will follow at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens, Weirton.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Paris Presbyterian Church, 127 Steubenville Pike, Burgettstown, PA 15021.

Share tributes and memories with Carl’s family at www.grecohertnick.com. 304.748.3219.


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Previous Events

Visitation

Tuesday

19

Dec

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Greco Hertnick Funeral Home

3219 Main Street
Weirton, WV 26062

Visitation

Tuesday

19

Dec

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Greco Hertnick Funeral Home

3219 Main Street
Weirton, WV 26062

Service

Wednesday

20

Dec

11:00 AM
Greco Hertnick Funeral Home

3219 Main Street
Weirton, WV 26062

Cemetery Details

Location

Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens

135 Gilson Ave
Weirton, WV 26062


Memorial Contribution

Paris Presbyterian Church

127 Steubenville Pike
Burgettstown, PA 15021
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