Douglas H. Cross

Oct 10, 2020
Douglas Cross

Belmont — Douglas H. Cross, 64, passed away Oct. 6, 2020, in Bangor at Eastern Maine Medical Center. He was the son of Leonard and Carrie (Mehuren) Cross. He was born in Hope March 28, 1956.

Doug graduated from Belfast Area High School, class of 1975. After high school Doug joined the family business of well drilling. Doug expanded his expertise to include water pump installation and repair in the early 2000s. In recent months his son, Cody, was proud to take over the business, becoming the fourth generation to continue the family trade, as Doug transitioned into retirement.

He loved the northern woods, especially the Moosehead Lake region. He and his family built their beloved “camp” in Kokadjo, where they enjoyed many weekends of snowmobiling, four-wheeling and fishing. Known for his special talent in fabricating, his latest project was his wood tumbler that he and his friend Mike spent many hours on.

He was predeceased by his parents; two brothers, Gary and Raymond, and his dog, Snoop. Doug is survived by his wife, Lois, of Belmont; his children, Gavin Cross, fiancee Dakotah and daughter Zeplynn of Belmont, Cody Cross and fiancee Megan of Belmont, Brian Cross and Isabel of Appleton, Jessica Patrick and daughter Lola of Belmont, Justin "Harley" Patrick and fiancee Jenny of Belmont and children Oakley and Cohen; favorite “child,” his dog, Bear; many nieces, nephews and cousins and special friends too numerous to name.

A memorial gathering will be held Thursday, Oct. 15, from 4 to 6 p.m. at Riposta Funeral Home, 182 Waldo Ave., Belfast.

Memories and condolences may be shared with the family at ripostafh.com.

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