Peterson Funeral Chapel

David Theodore Cross, 83, of Aurora passed away Monday, May 2, 2022 at his home.

He was born to William and Vesta Frazier Cross on February 26, 1939 in Marionville, MO. He was retired from the U.S. Navy and also a retired electrician.

Survivors include his wife, Nina; son Michael Cross of Springfield, MO.; three daughters, Monica Grose of Frisco, TX., Kathy Carper of Grove, OK. and Penny Friend of Springfield, MO.; 9 grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, John Cross; and 3 sisters, Dorothy Weldy, Susanne Cavener and Jean Cross.

Graveside services will be held Tuesday, May 10 at 10:00 a.m. at the Missouri Veterans Cemetery in Springfield with full military honors under the care of Peterson Funeral Chapel.

Visitation will be held Monday from 6-8 p.m. in the funeral home.

Memorial donations may be made to the Aurora Baptist Temple Missions Fund in care of the funeral home.