Gerald H. ‘Bud’ Cross age 58, of Cridersville passed away Friday, Aug. 22 at his home. He was born Aug. 30, 1960 in Lima, Ohio and his mother Marie Fitch Cross survives in Defiance.
Bud loved to fish and hang out with his family. He had worked at CSI as a custodian.
Additional survivors include a son: Robert (Dana Moore) Cross , 2 daughters: Melissa (Lamar Richardson) Cross and Angelica (Johnnie Webb) Cross all of Lima, 10 grandchildren one on the way and many more that called him grandpa; 2 brothers: Charles (Karen) Cross of Tucson, Arizona and Greg (Crystal) Cross of Essex, Ontario Canada, 2 sisters: Lori (Rob) Whitaker and Sonja (Michael) Weisenburger both of Defiance.
The family will receive friends 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 30 (Bud’s birthday) at Bayliff & Son Funeral Home, Cridersville. The funeral service will follow at 7 with Rev. Mark Hollinger officiating.
Memorials may be given to the funeral home to help with expenses.