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Tommy Cross was a truck driver for Palmer-Donavin, Delphos

Tommy Dean Cross, 66, died Nov. 25, 2020, at Lima Memorial Health System.  Tom was born March 11, 1954, in Jellico, Tennesee, to the late Teddy and Dorthy (Rhoden) Cross. On Feb. 24, 1979 he married Bonnie Carlisle Cross who survives.

Tom was a truck driver for Palmer-Donavin Company, Delphos. He was a member of Lafayette Congressional Christian Church where he served as a greeter and usher. 

Survivors include his wife, Bonnie Cross of Beaverdam; two children, Leslie Cross of Plover, Wisconsin, Tommy (Tiffany) Cross, Jr. of Beaverdam; four grandchildren, Cheyenne Phillips, Danielle Cross, Vanessa Cross and Branden Cross; five siblings, Teddy (Melissa) Cross, Jr. of Findlay, Timothy (Amy) Cross of Cridersville, Karis Evans of Whitesboro, Texas, Debi Cross of Daytona Beach, Florida and Tammy (Mick) Shaffer of DeBary, Florida.

Tom was preceded in death by two grandchildren, Lance and Luke Phillips; a sister, Dionna Bellamy and a brother, Everett Lee Sears, Jr.

Services will be held at noon, Monday, Nov. 30, at Chiles-Laman Funeral & Cremation Services - Bluffton.  Pastor Charles Moeller officiating. Burial will be in Woodland Cemetery, Beaverdam. 

Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Facial coverings will be required to attend the service or visitation. The service will be streamed via Chiles-Laman Funeral & Cremation Services, Facebook page.  A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date in the spring. 

Memorial contributions may be made to Congregational Christian Church.

Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.chiles-lamanfh.com.