Brig. Gen. Fred W. Cross (Retired)

CROSS, FRED W. BRIG. GEN. (RETIRED) 84, passed away January 9, 2013.

He was a retired Brigadier General, USAF with 33 years of service and a member of MOAA, VFW, Military Order of World Wars, Masonic Lodge, Kosair Shrine and a deacon and active member of Westport Road Baptist Church.

He is survived by his wife the former Darlene Witten; sons, Fred D. Cross (Cynthia), Ronald E. Cross (Elizabeth) and their mother, Frances Cross, Robert L. Witten (Erin) and Dwight D. Witten (Susan); and a brother, Robert Cross.

The family would like to give recognition and thanks to Melissa English, care giver and David Deatrick Sr. close family friend and helper.

Ceremony is 10 a.m. Wednesday at Westport Road Baptist Church with burial in KY Veterans Cemetery Central. Visitation is 3-8 p.m. Tuesday at the church.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to his Church. Online condolences to



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Published in The Courier-Journal on Jan. 11, 2013