Eric M. Cross

Sunrise: September 19, 1967

Sunset: May 27, 2021

Eric Marcell Cross was born on September 19, 1967 in Portsmouth, VA to Edward Allen Cross (deceased) and Sandra Marie Cross. He departed this life on May 26, 2021 at his residence.  Eric attended Woodrow Wilson High School, after graduating he enlisted into the military. He served in the United States Army and upon completion of his time  Eric went on to become a Certified Masonry as well as HVAC Mechanic and skilled in an array of fields. Eric was a much loved and well-liked person by all his friends and family. It is said that he never met a stranger and this was definitely him. Everyone he came across he touched in some special way. To say he was a character at best.  The Pittsburgh Steelers was his favorite team and his favorite saying was “ Oh I got a plan” Eric is survived by his children, Karina (Pashae) Rayeford, Marina (Sashae) Rayeford, Marcell Moore, Martice (Peanut) Moore; grandchildren, Janiyah Rayeford, Jaquan Rayeford, Issacc Thomas, Truth Rayeford and Messiah Moore; mother, Sandra Cross; sisters, Rosalyn Cross Sivels, Regina Cross Blackmon, Erica Ash; brothers, Anthony Cross and Brian Cross; a special friend, Carmen Moore and a host of relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his son, Malcolm Moore, father, Edward Allen Cross, brothers, Darnell and Steven Cross.

Viewing Thursday, June 3, 2021 2:00pm - 6:00pm Metropolitan Funeral Service 120 W. Berkley Avenue Norfolk, VA 23523 Service WATCH SERVICE LIVE ONLINE Friday, June 4, 2021 2:00pm Metropolitan Funeral Service Berkley Chapel Interment Albert G. Horton Veteran Cemetery 5310 Milners Road Suffolk, VA 23434 The family is following the CDC and State of Virginia guidelines for funeral attendance.

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    Charlene Jones says

    Dear friend u dont know how much i miss u. But u in a safe and loven place RI H MY FRIEND

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    Tamara A.Ricks Green (Lil Willie) says

    E . I’m still in a place in my mind without any thoughts. You I shall think about all my days. Miss how we debate about anything but would come to our own understanding of things about all things we agreed upon. Miss saying I luv you that was our way of communicating while others were jealous of our connection. You will be missed every day in my life. I thank you for all you have did for me and my hubby you would always refer to him Nat Dogg! I’m thankful to have had you in my life, our lives. I love you so much….. We had so many plans in the making but I will continue this travel in life with you in my heart and thoughts with the real things in mind we use to talk about. Lil Willie rest peacefully I will once again hear your words calling out to me nickname you name me Lil Wilie (I Love You ….. Where Nat Dogg) Will live my life with you by my side. You still my payee…. Promise to do the right thing which is the Very Best I can. I will being successful…… My love to you Always………

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