Doyle Wayne Cross, 83, of Corpus Christi, passed away on January 10. He was born in Charlotte, Texas to the late James Michael and Stella Mae (Erwin) Cross on December 15, 1935.
He served in the Army National Guard from 1953 to 1956. He was a member of Grace Presbyterian Church and retired from the Texas Highway Department after 40 years of service. He also served for 34 years on the NavyArmy Community Credit Union Board of Directors.
He was preceded in death by his parents and his brothers, Kenneth James Cross and William Ray Cross.
He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Esta “Sue” (Fleming) Cross; children, Patti (George) Taylor of Hondo, Greg Burnett of Charlottesville, VA, Richard (Shelley) Burnett of Seattle, WA, Patricia Burnett-Corrigan of Palmdale, CA, and Chuck Burnett of Corpus Christi; 19 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren
A Visitation will be held from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Sunday, January 13, 2019 at Seaside Funeral Home in Corpus Christi. A Funeral Service will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Monday, January 14, 2019 at Seaside Funeral Home Chapel with interment following at Seaside Memorial Park.
Having the distinguished honor to serve as pallbearers are: Kyle Jones, Charlie Burnett, Caleb Burnett, Mike Cross, Randy Cross and George Taylor. Honorary pallbearers are Buz Sawyer, Jason Mims and John Stinger.
In lieu of flowers the family is requesting that donations be made to Corpus Christi CPS Rainbow Room, 4201 Greenwood Dr., Corpus Christi, TX 78416.