Bobby Tim Cross LUBBOCK-Bobby Tim Cross was born in Roaring Springs, Texas, on Nov. 21, 1939, to James Clifton and Agnes Iona Cross. Raised in Matador, Texas, he graduated from Matador High School in 1959 and from Texas Tech University in 1968, with a Bachelor's in Range Science. Bobby joined the US Army in December 1961 and was in the U.S. Army 82nd Air Borne and the 11th Air Assault Division. Bobby was a true cowboy at heart with a love of God, family and open spaces. During his time at Tech, he enjoyed bull riding and later in life studying the Bible, Hebrew, and teaching the Word. He loved to travel, camping, and cooking for family, and everyone always requested his special Sour Dough Biscuits. Bobby enjoyed watching his children's and grandkids' sporting events, and his favorite teams were Cowboys, Texas Tech Red Raiders, Texas A&M Aggies, Vernon Lions, Dallas Stars and Texas Rangers. Bobby married his love and best friend, Kay, in 1966 in Lubbock, and they had been together for 47 years. Bobby is survived by his wife, Kay of Lubbock, Texas; one sister, Sue Winn of Lubbock; his four children, Lawana, Tony, Dena, Shelia and their spouses; fourteen grandchildren; fourteen great-grandchildren; and one great-great-granddaughter; and Junior, his adoring cat and companion. A memorial will be held on June 23, 2014, at 2 p.m. at Calvary Baptist Church in Vernon, Texas. In lieu of flowers please give to the
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Published in The Lubbock Avalanche-Journal on June 19, 2014