Richard Cross

CROSS, RICHARD F.; age 95; of Auburn Heights; died April 18, 2013. During World War II he served as a Staff Sergeant with the U. S. Army in the European Theatre with battles in Normandy, Northern France, the Ardennes and the Rhineland and received the Purple Heart for wounds he incurred in France. As the Supervisor of Maintenance for the Bloomfield Hills Public Schools, he retired in 1983 and was a Life Member of the American Legion Post #143 in Auburn Heights. Beloved husband of his wife Muriel, who preceded him in death in 2003. Dear father of Susan (Darryl Hool) Cross and Richard Cross. Also surviving are his grandchildren and great grandchildren. Funeral Services 11 a.m. Monday at PIXLEY FUNERAL HOME, 3530 Auburn Road in Auburn Hills followed by interment in White Chapel Cemetery with Military Honors. His family will receive friends from 10 a.m. Monday until the time of services at 11 a.m. Memorial contributions in Richard's name may be directed to the American Legion Post #143 and envelopes will be available at the funeral home.

Funeral Home

Pixley Funeral Home
3530 Auburn Road Auburn Hills, MI 48326
(248) 852-1800
Published in The Oakland Press on Apr. 20, 2013