Emery Allen Cross Jr., 72, Kimberling City, Mo., died Saturday, Dec. 19, 2015, in Branson, Mo.
He was born Jan. 3, 1943, to Emery Sr. and Glenna Cross in Harvard.
On April 12, 1991, he was joined in marriage to Ida Mae.
He enjoyed fishing, woodworking, doing bodywork on cars and watching the Green Bay Packers. He loved his dog, Lucy. He was a member of the Moose Lodge 1329 in Woodstock and Elks Lodge 2505 in Kimberling City.
He loved his family and will be missed by all who knew him.
Survivors include his wife; two daughters, Elizabeth Carroll, Sharon, Wis., and Amanda (Paul) Fahrenbach, North Fork, W.V.; two stepdaughters, Cynthia (Jesse) McGee, Kentucky, and Suzanne (Jason) Huckabee, McHenry; a stepson, Jonathon (Lynn) Dickson, Woodstock; 11 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; three sisters, Kathie (Paul) Laudick, Woodstock, Delores Streit, Wonder Lake, and Peggy (Dale) Joosten, Woodstock; a brother, Glenn (Sharon) Cross, Smithville, Tenn.; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a daughter, Sherri Cross; a brother, Richard A. Cross; and two brothers-in-law, Michael Streit and Donald Schultz.
No services are planned at this time. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, www.cancer.org.
Arrangements and cremation were by Cremations of the Ozarks.