BERNARD LEE CROSS, age 70 years, a resident of Parsons, WV, departed this life Saturday evening, November 28, 2009 at the Davis Memorial Hospital at Elkins.
He was born Wednesday, February 1, 1939 at Hendricks, WV, a son of the late Luke and Liza Katherine Wilfong Cross. He was twice married, first during 1964, he was married to the former Jean Marie Drum, who survives and second on June 7, 1971 at Oakland, Md, he was married to Ramona Nestor, who preceded him in death.
Surviving are three brothers, Ronald Cross of Elkins, Delmar Cross and wife Eleanor of Oh, Kenneth Cross and wife Susan of NC, two sisters, Evelyn Taylor of Elkins, Twila Carr and husband Alvie of Montrose; four stepchildren, Lela Bohon and husband Ray of Moore, Jerry Nestor and wife Lottie of Parsons, Bernettie Nestor of Norton, Matthew Nestor and wife Phyllis of St. George; eight step grandchildren, twelve great step grandchildren and one special cousin, Richard “Dickie” Wilfong of Harman and several nieces and nephews.
Preceding him in death are one brother, James Cross; two stepsons, Larry and Gary Nestor.
He attended the schools of Randolph Co. He was a truck driver for twenty years. He was an avid outdoorsman. He operated the Norton Flea Market.
The family will receive friends at the Lohr & Barb Funeral Home of Parsons on Wednesday from 6 to 8 PM. Final rites will be conducted at the funeral home parlor on Thursday, December 3, 2009 at 12:30PM. The Rev. Stephen W. Pyle will officiate and interment will follow at the Mt. Zion Cemetery at Clover Run.
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