Robert "Bob" Dewain Cross

November 17, 1938June 23, 2014
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Obituary for Robert Dewain Cross

Robert “Bob” Dewain Cross of Montclair, CA passed away on June 23, 2014 in Montclair. He was born on November 17, 1938 in Colorado Springs to the late Aaron Dolpha and Martha Helen Morton Cross. Bob and his family moved to California when he was 11 years old. Bob attended Chaffey High School for four year, graduating in 1957. He also attended Cal State Fullerton, taking several classes for his work. He was enlisted in the U.S. Army where he proudly served his country from 1957 -1965 when he left with an honorable discharge.

On August 6, 1960 he married Patricia Carol Anderson in the Knott’s Berry Farm Chapel in Buena Park. They have four children together, Michael Cross of Montclair, Mark Cross of Ontario, Montgomery Cross of California City and Michele Cross of Montclair, as well as 4 grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

Bob was employed as a tree trimmer for the City of Ontario from 1959 to 1998 and belonged to the Boy Scouts of America for 43 years. He enjoyed woodworking and woodcarving as well as storytelling and spending time with his family and friends.

Bob was preceded in death by his parents Aaron and Martha, and brothers , Charles Milborne, Clarence Samuel, Roy Alvin, Aaron Dolpha Jr., and John Eugene.

A visitation is scheduled for Monday, July 14, 2014 at 9:00 am in the Draper Mortuary Chapel, Ontario, CA where a funeral service will follow at 10:00am. Interment will be in the Mausoleum at Bellevue Cemetery, Ontario, CA immediately following the funeral.


  • Visitation Monday, July 14, 2014
  • Funeral Service Monday, July 14, 2014

Robert "Bob" Dewain Cross

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Dale Adcock

July 23, 2014

Bob and I worked for the City of Otnario Parks Dept. together for 17 years. He will truly be missed. RIP Bob.

Tammy Saylor

July 23, 2014

Lots of fond memories of Bob Cross & family. Sorry to hear of Bob's passing..........keeping your family in thought and prayer.


The Koester family

Angelina Garcia

July 19, 2014

Robert Cross one of my most favorite patients! will be dearly missed!...i will miss all your stories!.rest in peace, Angelina kaiser Ontario Laboratory..P.S loved the pics

Trudie Cross

July 15, 2014

Rest in Peace Uncle Bob. You will be missed by those you left and welcomed by those who went before you. Until we meet again.All my love Trudie

leon and carol barr

July 8, 2014

Leon and I are so sorry for your loss.Bob was a good friend and great scouter.We will always treasure our walking sticks and remember the fun we had with Bob and Pat at our cub scout dinners.

Michele Cross

July 7, 2014

I Love You and Miss You , Dad
I will always be thankful for everything you taught me and you will always remain a big part of my heart. I'll never forget all the stories you told me and all the times we played "Who Wants to be a Millionaire" on my cell phone.

July 7, 2014

I love and miss you Dad. You were a great Dad,
love Mike