Larry Wayne Cross, 72, Old Hickory, passed away peacefully at his residence on his birthday, Friday, Feb. 22.
Pebo was born in Donalsonville, Ga. to the late, Rupert and Mary Lee Barber Cross. He was a 1958 graduate of Seminole County High School. Pebo was a master printer that started at the Donalsonville News and progressed on to several other newspapers and various print shops. He was also a musician playing various venues across the Southeast. After to moving to the Nashville area, he started his own construction business where he was certified in 22 states. Pebo loved fishing, building various projects, cooking and entertaining at his “Swamp Gravy Café”. After retiring, he enjoyed driving across Mexico where he met many wonderful friends and was known as “El Charro Pebo”. Pebo was a 33rd Degree Scottish Rite Mason and a member of the Directors staff at Hasan Shrine Temple in Albany, GA.
He is survived by: wife, Melanie Cross; son, Andy (Jill) Cross of Tifton, Ga.; grandchildren, Hunter and Julianna Cross of Tifton, Ga.; brother, Raleigh (Martha) Cross of Monticello, Fla.; many nieces, nepews, cousins and friends.
Visitation was Sunday at Hacienda De La Cruz. Pallbearers will be Louis Moss, Ken Cross, Skip McKee, David Cordell, Burt Bugg, Victor Hornsby, Eddie Jones and Brad Bugg.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Corinth Freewill Baptist Church Cemetery Fund, 2543 Ash Crossing Road, Iron City, GA 39859.
Arrangements by Bond Memorial Chapel, N. Mt. topher Cole and Sarah Jones.
Visitation was Friday and prior to service time Saturday at Bond Memorial Chapel, N. Mt. Juliet Road and Weston Drive, Mt. Juliet, TN. (615)773-2663. Obit Line (615)641-2663, www.bondmemorial.com.