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Robert Noil Cross, Sr

Obit from Selma Times Journal

Robert ‘Bobby’ N. Cross Sr.

Robert “Bobby” N. Cross Sr. died Monday, April 16, 2007 at Vaughan Regional Medical Center, Selma, after a lengthy illness.

His family will receive friends from 12:30 to 1:45 p.m. Wednesday, April 18, at Queen of Peace Catholic Church.

Funeral services will follow at 2 p.m. with Father Carroll Plourde and the Rev. George Sedberry officiating. Burial will be in old Live Oak Cemetery, Lawrence Funeral Home directing.

Born April 21, 1935, Mr. Cross was a lifetime resident of Selma, where he was widely known for his dedication to the Scouting program.

He served as Scoutmaster of the Boy Scouts of America Troop 26 (Church Street United Methodist Church) from 1964 to 1980.

His leadership included frequent and extensive camping trips, offering the Scouts an outdoor experience and teaching them the importance of conservation and preservation to the environment.

His devotion to Scouting continued throughout his life, which he dedicated to the preservation of nature, wildlife and domestic animals.

He also maintained active memberships in a number of environmental organizations.

Mr. Cross is survived by his wife, Andrea Knowles Cross of Selma and their son, Robert N. Cross Jr. and grandson, Robert “Trey” N. Cross III of Monroeville.

DateTuesday, April 17, 2007
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