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Visitation

Smith-Moore-Ebright Funeral Home
Saturday October 9th, 2021
11:00am - 1:00pm

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Funeral Service

Smith-Moore-Ebright Funeral Home
Saturday October 9th, 2021
1:00pm

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Burial

Cynthiana Cemetery
Saturday October 9th, 2021

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Earl D. Cross

Earl D. Cross 86, of Bainbridge passed from this life 7:50 pm Tuesday, October 5, 2021 at his home surrounded by his family. He was born October 18, 1934 in Pike County the son of the late Luther “Happy” and Lilly Magnolia “Maggie” (Shoemaker) Cross. On November 14, 1954 he married, the love of his life, Ruth Whitley and they enjoyed 64 years of marriage before she passed from this life Saturday, March 16, 2019.

Earl is survived by their children, Earl David (Freida) Cross, Randy (Konnie) Cross, Linda (Greg) Benner and Teresa (Mike) Benner all of Bainbridge; 8 grandchildren; a great great grandson; numerous great grandchildren, nieces, nephews and friends; and his dog Rocky.

In addition to his parents and wife, Earl was preceded in death by son-in-law, Gary Hawk and 8 brothers.

Earl was a retired timber cutter and he enjoyed yard sales, mushroom hunting and going to auctions all over southern Ohio where he had a permanent number of 109 with Hess auctions.

Friends may visit with Earl’s family 11am to 1pm Saturday, October 9, 2021 at SMITH-MOORE-EBRIGHT Funeral Home, Bainbridge with funeral service to follow officiated by Rev. Michael Whitley and Rev. Hurley Hamilton. Earl will be laid to rest beside Ruth in the Cynthiana Cemetery.


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Guestbook

A candle was lit in memory of Earl Cross

Ruth Louderback Oct 12 2021 4:34 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Earl Cross

Tonya Blentlinger Oct 9 2021 11:36 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Earl Cross

Jerry and Barbara Blentlinger Oct 9 2021 11:36 AM

Sorry for loss keeping your family in our prayers.

Rick&Margaret Potts Oct 8 2021 2:54 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Earl Cross

Glenda Conley Oct 7 2021 10:02 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Earl Cross

Jim & Cathy Rhoades Oct 7 2021 8:38 PM

Dear friend and neighbor, You will be missed. Our thoughts and prayers go out to Linda and the rest of the Family in this time of sorrow. R.I.P. Earl and tell Ruth we have been missing Her too. God Bless You

Linda and Danny Siliven Oct 7 2021 3:22 PM

Teresa , I'm so sorry to hear of Earls passing . He was a wonderful man and was loved by many. Sending hugs and prayers to you and your family

Kimberly Smith Oct 7 2021 3:00 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Earl Cross

Vickie lawson Oct 6 2021 11:51 PM

You will be greatly missed.

Billy and Bonnie Cross Oct 6 2021 11:03 PM

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