Darrell Lee Cross

Darrell Lee Cross, age 61, of Ingalls, passed away Sunday, Dec. 5, 2010, at Regency Place of Greenfield. Born on July 4, 1949, in Anderson, he was the son of Robert Lee and Jean (Bohall) Cross.

Darrell graduated from Fortville High School and worked at Church Brothers as an auto body technician and manager for over 20 years. He had married Carla DeMarco on February 14, 1996, in Indianapolis. He served in the U.S. Army and received a Purple Heart for his service during the Vietnam War. He was also a member of the Indiana Archeological Society and received many awards for his Native American Artifacts. He and his buddy, Jeff Anderson, walked many miles together finding artifacts over the years.

Surviving him are his wife, Carla (DeMarco) Cross of Ingalls; children, Marcelle Cross Harlow of Anderson and Sky Lynsey Godwin Cross of Ingalls; siblings, Danny Cross of Pendleton, Donna Mullins of Greenfield, and Doug Cross of Greenfield; mother, Jean Bohall Cross of Greenfield; and four grandchildren, Travis Harlow, Cheyenne Harlow, Mikayla Harlow, and Ericksen Slate.

He was preceded in death by his father.

Visitation will be from 3 p.m. until 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 8, 2010, at Erlewein Mortuary in Fortville. Funeral services will take place at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Dec. 9, 2010, at the mortuary. Burial with full military rites will follow at Gravel Lawn Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the family of Darrell to help defray funeral expenses, c/o Erlewein Mortuary 1484 W. U.S. 40, Greenfield, Indiana 46140.

Friends may sign the online guestbook at www.erleweinmortuary.com or email condolences to sympathy@erleweinmortuary.com.