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Virgil Ray Cross

Death 10 Feb 2017 (aged 72)
Blountville, Sullivan County, Tennessee, USA
Burial Gunnings, Sullivan County, Tennessee, USA
Memorial ID 176337647 · View Source
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Virgil Ray Cross, 72, of Blountville, Tennessee went peacefully to be with the Lord at his home Friday, February 10, 2017 following an extended illness.

He was born on February 9, 1945, a son of the late John Hugh Cross and Jeanette Mae Jones Cross.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by sister, Shirley Jean Larkey and brother, Conley Hugh Cross .

He was a veteran of the US Army having served in Vietnam. He retired after 27 years with Reynolds Metals/ Ball Corporation. He was a member of the American Legion and of the VFW Post 6975 and Woodmen of the World, Bristol Post 269. Virgil enjoyed fishing and hunting and loved to read.

The family will receive friends from 4:00 until 6:00 P.M., Sunday, February 12, 2017, at Blevins Funeral and Cremation Services, 417 Lee Street, Bristol, VA 24201. A graveside services will be conducted at 2:00 P.M., Monday, February, 13, 2017, in Gunnings Cemetery, Blountville, TN, with Pastor Paul Stanley and Jonathan Cross officiating with military honors being rendered by the VFW Post 6975. Everyone is asked to meet at the cemetery at 1:45 P.M.

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  • Created by: Bob Nuchols
  • Added: 14 Feb 2017
  • Find A Grave Memorial 176337647
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Virgil Ray Cross (9 Feb 1945–10 Feb 2017), Find A Grave Memorial no. 176337647, citing Gunnings Cemetery, Gunnings, Sullivan County, Tennessee, USA ; Maintained by Bob Nuchols (contributor 46830425) .