Kenneth Roscoe Cross, Sr., 88, passed away peacefully at home in Eagle, Idaho surrounded by family on March 4, 2018. He is survived by his wife Frances Cross, his son Ken Cross Jr., his sister Anna Lee Littlefield, his four grandsons and his two great granddaughters. Kenneth lost his only daughter, Rosemary, in 1998.
He was born February 2, 1930, in Morrill, Maine to Roscoe and Beth Cross. He grew up playing country music and softball. He later married the love of his life, Fran in 1951. They were very happy together for 66 years.
Kenneth worked as a civil engineer in Babylon, New York for 33 years. Shortly following retirement, Kenneth and his wife followed their son to Idaho. Kenneth spent his final years enjoying family, friends, The Masons and Shriners and his church.
A funeral will be held on Friday, March 9th at 11:30am with a viewing held an hour prior to services at Foothills Christian Church at 9655 W. State Street, Boise, ID 83714. There will be a reception immediately following the service. A burial will be held Friday, March 9th at 3:00 p.m. at Dry Creek Cemetery located at 9600 Hill Road, Boise. In lieu of flowers, please send donations in honor of Kenneth Cross to Christ Presbyterian Church and/or The Boise Rescue Mission.