Vernal Tom Cross Jr

Viewing services for 52-year old Vernal Tom Cross Jr will be Wednesday, June 10, 2020 from 1-2:00 pm at the Sioux Funeral Home in Pine Ridge, SD.

Graveside services will follow at 3:30 at the Cross Family Cemetery on American Horse Creek Road in, Kyle, SD, with Father Ron Seminara, S.J., officiating and traditional Lakota services by Mr Dave Swallow

Vernal Tom Cross Jr was born on August 28, 1967 in Scottsbluff, NE to Vernal Cross Sr and Darlene Cross. Vernal made his journey to the Spirit world on June 5, 2020 near Kyle.

Vernal was preceded in death by his parents, Vernal and Darlene Cross; siblings, Margaret Cross, Tyler Cross, Nathan Moose, and one sister in infancy; and grandson, Zander Patterson.

Vernal is survived by his children: April Cross of Mitchell, SD, Vernal Cross III of Rapid City, SD, Aloysius Cross of Mitchell, SD, and Kyle Shane Cross of Mt. Vernon, SD; and siblings: Gerald Cross, Norma Cross, Calvin Cross, Tammy Cross, Dana Cross, Donald Eric Cross, Michael Cross, Verna Cross, Michelle Cross, Lawrence “Bear” Cross, and Cheryl Cross.

He is also survived by aunts Marie Loafer, Rosie Haeffner, and Loretta Hawk; grandchildren, Shay-Rose Patterson, Ava Patterson, Joseph Charging Hawk, Jr., Jordyn Charging Hawk, Aubree Charging Hawk, Ayuco Cross, Tunka Cross, Gabrielle Cross, and Amelia Cross; girlfriend, Bernice Moves Camp; and numerous nieces & nephews.

Pallbearers will be Clifton Waters, Bobby Red Feather, John Red Feather, Howard Blue Bird, Matt Coffman, Weldon Spotted Eagle, Pauly Bissonette, and John White Dress.

Honorary pallbearers will be the Red Feather Family, Waters Family, One Horn Family, Two Crow Family, White Dress Family, Martinez Family, Vallandra Family, Coffman Family, Crow Dog Family, Bull Bear
Family, Nolan Family, Lyons Family, Janis Family, Brave Heart Family, and All Friends & Relatives.

Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge, SD