Julian Buckingham Cross Jr., longtime resident of Chillicothe, Ohio passed away after a long illness on March 20th, 2017 at the age of 86. He was born in San Antonio, Texas on Nov 9, 1930. Loving son of Colonel Julian “Buck” Buckingham Cross and Constance Deen Cross. Julian studied at the Assumption Seminary in San Antonio for 2 years before joining the Air Force in 1951 obtaining the rank of Airman 2nd Class. He was stationed at Kessler Airbase in Mississippi.
He is survived by his sister, Constance Diane Winter (Cross) of Levittown, NY and 2 nieces and 2 nephews, Gregory Winter, Laura Benson, Constance Goodman, and John Winter.
The family wishes to thank Julian’s friends and staff at the Compton’s Veterans Home in Beaver and especially his friend, Jeffrey Marks. You will forever be remembered.
Julian was a devoted Catholic and engaged in lifetime heroic battle with a psychiatric disability. Donations may be made to the National Alliance on Mental Illness. Arrangements were handled under the direction of the Adkins-Brant Funeral Home in Portsmouth. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.adkinsbrantfuneralhome.com
March 31, 2017