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Arlen D. Cross

December 12, 1944 ~ October 13, 2017 (age 72)

Arlen D. Cross, 72, of Royal Center passed away at 5:00 p.m., Friday, October 13, 2017 at St. Vincent’s Hospital in Indianapolis.

Born on December 12, 1944 in Evansville, he was the son of the late Ora and Geneva Cross.

On June 16, 1978 he married Rosa Rohrabaugh.  She preceded him in death on January 5, 2007.

Arlen was a lifelong truck driver.  He was a member of the Indiana Quarter Horse Association and he enjoyed going to tractor pulls, yardwork, crafts, taking care of his beloved truck but most of all spending time with his grandchildren.

Survivors include his daughters, Crystal Baker (Adam) of Royal Center and Kim Fox of Peru and grandchildren, Colton and Corbin Baker of Royal Center and Ryan and Amanda Fox of Peru.

Services will be at 1:00 p.m., Friday, October 20, 2017 at Harrison - Metzger & Rans Funeral Home, Royal Center Chapel with Pastor Dirk Raderstorf officiating.

Visitation will be held 11:00 a.m. until the time of service.

Burial will be at Paint Creek Cemetery in Camden.

Memorial contributions may be made to the family for funeral expenses.

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 Service Information

Funeral Service
October 20, 2017

1:00 PM
Harrison-Metzger & Rans Funeral Home
304 S. Chicago St
Royal Center, IN 46978

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