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Neil Cross, Sr.

May 12, 1931 ~ April 11, 2021 (age 89)

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Neil Cross, Sr., age 89, passed away on Sunday, April 11, 2021 at home.  Neil was born on May 12, 1931 at Wetumpka, FL.  He joined the Air Force after graduation and retired at Eglin AFB in 1970.  He also owned and operated Neil Cross Insurance. 

He is survived by his wife, Marilyn, of 67 years.  His family includes: Neil Jr and Terri Cross (Chelsea, AL), Gale and Steve Brassell, Kay and Randy Bryant, and Dale Cross (all of Navarre, FL).  Grandchildren include: Kathi Sudol, Brianne Cross, Ryan Timmons, Justin Cross, Brandy Wisnewski, Kyle Bryant, and 11 great grandchildren.  A special "Thank You" to Dr. David Adams (Coastal Skin Surgery & Dermatology), Dr. Mose Hayes (Oncologist), MD Anderson, Houston, TX, and the wonderful staff at Emerald Coast Hospice.  The family of Neil Cross will ever be grateful for your love and care throughout  Neil's journey.   

Funeral services will be Wednesday, April 14, 2021 at 2:00 PM at Shalimar Baptist Church.  The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service.  Interment will be Friday, April 16, 2021 at 2:00 PM at Barrancas National Cemetery with full military honors.  Expressions of love and sympathy may be placed and viewed at www.emeraldcoastfuneralhome.com

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Services

Visitation
Wednesday
April 14, 2021

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Shalimar Baptist Church
17 4th Avenue
Shalimar, FL

Funeral Service
Wednesday
April 14, 2021

2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Shalimar Baptist Church
17 4th Avenue
Shalimar, FL

Burial
Friday
April 16, 2021

2:00 PM to 2:30 PM
Barrancas National Cemetery
1 Cemetery Rd, Naval Air Station
Pensacola, FL 32508