Send Flowers View Memorial Folder Sign/View Registry Billy was born February 9, 1949, in Ogallala, NE, to Burt and Margaret "Polly" Cross.
He was the third of seven children in this Cross clan.
For the last 22 years, Bill and his son, Clay, have been running CMW/Equi Racks. He and his beautiful bride celebrated 50 years of marriage on July 29, 2017.
Although he may not have always showed how deep his affection was, he loved his children and grandchildren and was very proud of them and their accomplishments.
They moved to Albuquerque, NM, in 2006, to be near their daughter.
Lila served as a PTA officer in both Staten Island and Union Township, NJ, and was an honorary life member of the National Congress of PTA Associations.
After Bill's mom passed away, the Cross family moved back to the family home outside of Sturgis, where they have lived, laughed, and loved for the past 39 years.When he was young, his family moved to the Moreau River area in Perkins County.He attended school there until they bought a place near Sturgis, SD.In 1975, Bill and Sally, along with Seth and Clay, moved to the old Hardy place on Alkali.Soon after, they welcomed their little girl, Cally, to their family.