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.
Bill then attended school in Sturgis where he met his high school sweetheart, Sally Hardy.Bill and Sally tied the knot on July 29, 1967, in Sturgis.When he was young, his family moved to the Moreau River area in Perkins County.He attended school there until they bought a place near Sturgis, SD.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.
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.
This included a "Make a Difference Day" drive that was recognized by the national "Make a Difference Day" committee.
Lila passed away on November 30, 2017, in Albuquerque, NM.
She received a reward for serving 1800 hours with the RSVP.