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Brian Cross

August 22, 1973 ~ April 4, 2021 (age 47)


Brian Cross, 47 yrs, born August 22, 1973 passed away April 4, 2021, his late Grampa Walt’s birthday. 

Brian enjoyed motorcycle racing and just having fun at Honda Hills. He was a gentle loving soul who possessed many talents. Brian had a profound love for animals and it showed in the special way he reacted with them.  

Preceded in death by his mother June "Binky" (Kliskey) Pratt, grandparents Cyril and Elaine Kliskey, Walt and Millie Cross as well as a brother, Rick Cross.

Left to mourn Brian’s passing are father Robert ”Ozzie” and Shirley Cross, sisters Tammy Ridenour, Deana Necas, Tessie Cross, Rachel Stokes and special aunt Bonnie Nicklas. Brian also leaves many beloved aunts, uncles, cousins, step siblings and friends. 

Brian's family would like to extend grateful "Thanks" to Vincent Razor and his entire group of family and friends that so lovingly reached out to Brian and cared for him the last several years. They truly walk in grace!

Arrangements will be private and at the convenience of the family.

He is now free from the pain and suffering of his earthly life. Rest lovingly in true peace Brian!

For those who wish donations may be made to The Happy Trails Farm Sanctuary (HTFS), 5263 New Milford Rd. Ravenna, OH 44266  or to The Haven of Rest Minitries, 175 E.Market St. Akron OH 44308. Arrangements entrusted to Clifford-Shoemaker Funeral Home and Crematory, 330-928-2147.


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