Joseph Reuben Cress, 87, of Cumberland, passed away, Saturday, September 3, 2005.
Joseph was a railroad engineer for Conrail for 37 1/2 years. Mr. Cress was active and past master of Englewod Masonic Lodge 715. He was a member of Moose Lodge 17, Elks Lodge 2815 in Catalina Mountain, AZ, and the First Baptist Church of Cumberland.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 52 years, Winifred Thomas Cress. Mr. Cress is survived by his children, Gary R. and wife, Bonnie; Darrell L. and wife, Margy; Judith G. Molloy; Carl E. and wife, Liggy; Sherry N. Owens and husband, Harley; companion Alice Sprinkle, and the most important of all his fourteen grandchildren and six great grandchildren.
Visitation will be Tuesday, September 6 from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and one hour prior to service at Shirley Brothers Washington Memorial Chapel, 9606 E. Washington St., Indianapolis, IN, with funeral services at 12:00 noon on Wednesday. Burial will follow in Washington Park East Cemetery.