James "Buddy" Cross Jr.

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CROSS, JR., JAMES "BUDDY" E.
James E. "Buddy" Cross, Jr., age 47 of Bridgeport entered into eternal rest early Thursday morning in the comfort of his home surrounded by his loving family and friends. Born in Bronx, NY to the late James E. and Susie Smith Cross, James was a graduate of Dewitt Clinton High School of Bronx, NY. He was employed as a dispatcher with Standard Oil until his illness. "Buddy" was a former disciple of Fellowship Covenant Church of Bronx, NY and currently he was a disciple of First Baptist Church of Stratford where he served in the Voices of F.B.C. Choir. In addition to his parents his god brother Rodney Holland predeceased him. He leaves to cherish his memory his loving wife, Lynne Collins Cross; two sons, Ryshon Penix and Charles Caviness, Jr. all of Bridgeport; three sisters, Wanda Lewis, Sheila Cross and Cynthia Diouf all of NY; nine grandchildren; a special uncle, Frank Smith; his godmother, Cora Barnes; nephews, nieces, other uncles, aunts, cousins and friends. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, October 2, 2013, 7:00 PM at First Baptist Church of Stratford, 1301 Stratford Ave., Stratford, CT with Dr. William B. Sutton, III, Pastor, officiating. Interment will take place Thursday 10:00 AM at Mt. Grove Cemetery, 2675 North Ave., Bridgeport. Friends are invited to the viewing Wednesday from 5:00 - 7:00 PM at the church. See www.mortonsmortuary.com

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Published in Connecticut Post on Sept. 29, 2013
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