More detail on this person: Gerald K. "Jerry" Cross, 76, died Tuesday, September 9, 2008, in Tallahassee. The service will be at 3 p.m. EDT Saturday, September 13, at Bristol Christian Church, 11050 NW SR20, in Bristol, with burial at Bristol City Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. EDT Friday, September 12, at Bevis Funeral Home-Bristol Chapel (850-643-3636). In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to: H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center Foundation, 12902 Magnolia Drive, Tampa, FL 33612. Jerry was a native of Liberty County, he graduated from Liberty County High School and Florida State University. He was the principal of Hosford Jr. High School for a short time and then he was drafted into the United States Army. He flew helicopters for the army during the Vietnam War and retired as a Lt. Colonel. After his retirement he was the R.O.T.C. instructor at Havana High School. He loved the outdoors, hunting, fishing and being in his garden. He was a member of the Bristol Christian Church and a member of Killearn Country Club where he loved to play golf with his nephews and friends. He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Tina Cross of Tallahasse; a daughter, Jeri Gay Reichel of Hilton Head, S.C.; a sister, Jill Cross Davis of Bristol; grandchildren, Ryan Morgan Reichel and Jeri Cross Reichel; and other loving family members. He was preceded in death by his father and mother, Claude and Daisy Cross; and his brother, Armand Randolph Cross.
Burial information: Bristol City Cemetery, Bristol, FL
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