YOUNGSTOWN - Cornelius Cross Jr., 85, 1368 Miami Ave., died at 2:59 a.m. Wednesday, April 4, 2012, in Elyria Memorial Hospital following complications.
He was born Jan. 8, 1927, in Munford, Ala., the son of Cornelius and Gertrude Wilson Cross Sr.
Mr. Cross had worked for Republic Steel and was a veteran of the U.S. Army.
Survivors include two sons, Ronald Neil Cross of Elyria and Cornelius Keith Cross of Ontario; two daughters, Emma Jean Towns of Jacksonville, Ala., and Kathy J. Peters of Mentor; 15 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his first wife, Thelma Jane Parm Cross; his second wife, Lovie Jean Edington; a brother and a sister.
Funeral services are noon Tuesday at New Freedom Missionary Baptist Church. Friends may call one hour prior to services at the church.
Burial will be in Pineview Memorial Park Cemetery.
The Sterling-McCullough Williams Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.