The family moved to Harding County to work on Zeta White's place.
After Bill's mom passed away, the Cross family moved back to the family home outside of Sturgis, where they have lived, laughed, and loved for the past 39 years.
Bill then attended school in Sturgis where he met his high school sweetheart, Sally Hardy.
The newlyweds moved to Stoneville, SD, where Bill worked for his father.
Then the young couple moved to work at the 2 Rivers Ranch before moving back to Stoneville.
She received a reward for serving 1800 hours with the RSVP.
In Albuquerque, she coordinated donations by seniors of food, clothing, and school supplies to the Albuquerque Public Schools Title I Homeless Students project.
Bill started out working at Sturgis Livestock when he was in high school, as well as breaking and training horses, which he continued to do for his entire life-time.
After the family moved back to Sturgis, Bill ranched with his father and worked at Wheeler Lumber and Bridge in Whitewood, SD. In 1985, Bill opened up his welding and repair shop at the family home.
Send Flowers View Memorial Folder Sign/View Registry Billy was born February 9, 1949, in Ogallala, NE, to Burt and Margaret "Polly" Cross.
He was the third of seven children in this Cross clan.
Lila and Bob, who was from Staten Island, NY, were married in Mexico in 1945.