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Michael Ray Cross


04/21/1942 - 02/26/2015 Obituary
Michael Ray Cross Obituary
Michael Ray Cross, 72 passed away peacefully on Thursday February 26.
Mike was born April 21, 1942 in Bakersfield, California to Delbert Gail Cross and Dorothy Louise Daugherty. In 1960, Michael graduated from East Bakersfield High School. He served in the U.S. Navy and was honorably discharged in 1960.
Michael married his eternal companion, Sharon Dee O'Brien on August 20, 1966. He retired from Pacific Gas and Electric Company after 30 years of service.
Michael and Sharon were blessed with two daughters. As a family, they joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in 1978 and were sealed for time and all eternity in the Los Angeles Temple.
Michael served in many capacities as a faithful member of the church.
Michael is survived by his wife Sharon, his children Kellie (John) Jones, and Tiffany (Lance) Tempest, of Kaysville, Utah, ten grandchildren, sister, Marylou and husband Bob Hawkins, and brother-in-law David and wife Nancy O'Brien.
He was preceded in death by his parents, brother Gail Patrick Cross and sister Rosalie Ann Cross.
Funeral services will be held on Monday, March 2 at 11:00 am at the Val Verda Stake Center, 460 W 2600 S, Bountiful UT. Viewing services will be held Sunday March 1 from 6:30-8:00 pm at Russon Brother's Mortuary, 295 N Main, Bountiful and at the chapel on Monday from 9:45-10:45. Interment: Bountiful Memorial Park. Condolences may be sent to Russon Brothers at 295 N Main, Bountiful, UT 84010. Online guestbook at www.russonmortuary.com.
Published in Bakersfield Californian on Mar. 3, 2015
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