William E. “Bill” Cross, 68, of Martinsville, IL passed away 5:50 PM Tuesday in Union Hospital at Terre Haute, IN. He was a retired fabricator from Trailmobile at Charleston, IL. Bill was born July 10, 1950 at Westfield, IL, the son of William Bennett and Betty Jane Shoot Cross. He married Retha Blake on May 23, 1992 at Casey, IL. Surviving are his wife, Retha; a step daughter, Stacey (Matt) Herrington of Dennison, IL; grandchildren, Katelyn and Dylan Herrington; a brother, Danny (Lynn) Cross of Casey, IL; a sister, Beverly Wright of Westfield, IL and several nieces and nephews. He was a member of the Casey White Oak Church of God. He had served on the Martinsville City Council and he loved riding his Harley, golfing, yard work and wood working. A Coming Home Celebration will be held 11:00 AM Saturday at the Casey White Oak Church of God. Visitation will be 9:00 to 11:00 AM Saturday at the church. Burial will be in the Richwoods Cemetery, rural Westfield, IL. Memorial contributions may be made to Casey White Oak Church of God. pearcefuneralservices.com.