John Albert Cross, 81, of Armstrong, MO, passed away Wednesday, October 13, 2021, at his daughter’s home in Clifton Hill, MO.

John was born on June 26, 1940, the son of Albert and Ruby (Pearson) Cross. He was a member of the Roanoke Presbyterian Church. John was a life long farmer and rancher and enjoyed drinking coffee with his coffee club, socializing with friends, and spending time with his family. He is survived by three children, Billy Cross and wife Cheryl of Moberly, MO, Barbara Drew and husband Denny of Clifton Hill, MO, Brenda Cross of Jefferson City, MO; five grandchildren, William Cross, Gabrielle Cross, Dillon Drew, Mitchell Devon Drew, Dustin Drew, two nephews, Michael Cross of Higbee, MO, Mark Cross of Minnesota; one niece Deanne Nigus of Fulton, MO. John was preceded in death by his parents, one son Brad Allen Cross; two brothers, Sammie and Walter Cross, and the mother of his children, Phyllis Cross.

A private graveside service will be held Monday, October 18, at the Roanoke Cemetery in Roanoke, MO. A public visitation will be held Sunday, October, 17, 2021, from 2 to 4 pm at the Summerville Funeral Home in Salisbury, MO.

Memorials are suggested to the Roanoke Cemetery.