Gary Lee Cross Sr., 62, of St. Petersburg passed away July 28th, 2022 at St. Anthony's Hospital. He was born and raised in East Canton, Ohio and graduated from East Canton High School class of 1978. He is preceded in death by his parents John "Big John" and Pauline Cross; and his siblings Karen Cupp and Kim Cross. Gary is survived by daughter Lori (Todd) Forrester and son Gary (Christina) Cross Jr.; one sister Judy (Vic) Gardner; six grandchildren; one great grandchild; and several nieces and nephews. He loved going to the stock car races! He enjoyed watching westerns and racing videos. Gary took every opportunity to help others when he could. Family was the most important thing in his life. To honor Gary, help someone in need and always tell your family you love them.