Donald J. Cross 1938-2017

FOWLER — Donald J. Cross, 78, of Fowler, was taken home by the angels Monday, July 3, 2017; he departed peacefully at his home.

He was born July 5, 1938, in Mannington, W.Va., a son of the late James Cross and Julia Levelle Shingleton.

Donald married his wife, Carole, July 17, 1958. During their 58 years of marriage together, they enjoyed camping, boating, gardening, and farming, but most of all they enjoyed time spent with their beloved family. She survives him.

Besides his wife, Donald will be deeply missed by his son, Donald (Jayne) Cross II of Warren; his daughters, Tina (Dana) Witherow, Rusty (Mark) DeJean and Ruby Barfay, all of Fowler; a brother, Timothy Fletcher; 10 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.

He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Jerry Cross and Homer Shingleton; and a great- grandchild.

A celebration of life service will be 11 a.m. Tuesday, July 11, 2017, at Fowler Community Church, with Pastor Joel Dickson officiating. Friends may call 10 to 11 a.m., one hour prior to services Tuesday at the church.

Funeral arrangements for Mr. Cross are being provided by Carl W. Hall Funeral Home, 533 N. Park Ave., Warren.

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