Cleois Cross, 89, formerly of Oak Ridge, passed away at Tennova Hospice in Knoxville on September 5, 2014. Cleois lived for the last several years at Meadowview Assisted Living in Clinton.
He was born to parents George and Pearl Byrd Cross on November 28, 1924, in Scott County.
Cleois was a veteran with the U.S. Army and retired from Oak Ridge National Laboratory as an engineer. He enjoyed spending time with his family, gardening, and enjoyed being a member of the “Flying Boatmen of Knoxville TN” the amateur marine stunt group, the nautical answer to aeronautic shows.