Gary L. Crosby
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Born: 
Sept. 30, 1942
Died: 
July 16, 2012
Services: 
Visitation: Thursday 4-7 PM
Services: 
Funeral: Friday 11:00 AM

 

BARNETT FUNERAL HOME, Emporium, PA 15834 Phone: 814-486-0369
 
Gary L. Crosby, 69, of 11453 Rt. 120, Emporium, died at his residence on Monday (July 16, 2012) night surrounded by his family.
He was born September 30, 1942 in St. Marys  a son of Lillian Nordberg Crosby, Emporium and the late Ivan Crosby.
On December 19, 1970 in Emporium he married Linda Taylor Crosby, who Survives.
Mr. Crosby graduated from Cameron County High School in the class of 1961. He served with the US Air Force during the Vietnam Era. He owned and operated Crosby Contracting for many years. He was a member of the Loyal Order Of Moose Lodge #368, Emporium, the Miller-Raffaele Post 6221 VFW, the Sinnamahoning and May Hollow Sportsmans Clubs. He enjoyed riding his Harley-Davidson motorcycle, hunting and camping in his RV.
Surviving
In addition to his mother Lillian and wife Linda
Daughter: Lori, Mrs. Brian Gillette, Emporium
Son: Dean Crosby and his fiance Theresa, Emporium 
Daughter: Lisa Neely and Bill, Pittsburgh
11 Grandchildren
6 Great Grandchildren
Brother: Lynn Crosby, Emporium
Sister: Diane Kuchenbecker and John, Mentor, OH
Sister: Delores, Mrs. William Burlingame, Truman
Several: Nieces and Nephews
Preceded in Death By
Father: Ivan Crosby
3 Brothers: Paul, Harlow and Allan Crosby
Visitation will be at the Barnett Funeral Home on Thursday from 4-7 PM.
Funeral Service will be held at the Barnett Funeral Home, 207 E. Fourth Street, Emporium on Friday (July 20, 2012) at 11:00 AM with Rev. Joseph Short, Pastor, First United Methodist Church, officiating. A Military Service will be accorded by the Cameron County Memorial Detail. 
Memorial Contributions may be made to Community Nurses Inc., HOSPICE, 757 Johnsonburg Rd., Suite 200, St. Marys, PA 15857 or to the Cameron County Ambulance Service, 299 E. Second St., Emporium, PA 15834
 
Online Condolences may be placed at www.BarnettFuneralHome.net
 
BARNETT FUNERAL HOME, Inc. entrusted with arrangements.
 

So sorry for your loss.

So sorry for your loss. Prayers go out to Gary's family.

Linda, So sorry to hear about

Linda, So sorry to hear about Gary, You and your family are in our prayers. Bv & Larry Wyman

Dear Linda and family, So

Dear Linda and family, So sorry to hear of Gary's passing but at the same time knowing he is now free of pain and suffering in this world. We pray you find encouragement and peace as you move through the coming days, and that God has His loving arms around you. Hang on tight to your memories.

Linda & Family. "May you find

Linda & Family. "May you find some small comfort in your warm and loving memories.You all have our thouughts and prayers. Deepest Sympathy. Joseph & Vivian Rosette.

To the Crosby family, Our

To the Crosby family, Our heartfelt condolences are with your family in this sad time. Gary is now with his brothers and father and is free of any pain and suffering. Gary will be missed by so many, hold your memories tight and God give you love, peace and joy with your sorrow. Mary & Salty

Linda and Family you are in

Linda and Family you are in my thoughts and prayers during your loss Gary was a very nice guy.

Linda and family...Gary and I

Linda and family...Gary and I were great friends early in high school and after, and he always had that great smile. We will pray for you and your family that your at peace, now that Gary is without pain. My tears are tears of joy, for knowing such a wonderful friend. God Bless All...Duck and Donna

Dear Linda, When I read of

Dear Linda, When I read of Gary's passing it was already too late to come to the service. I feel badly about that. I know this will be a difficult time for you. Let family and friends be a help. Thinking of you with much sympathy.

Fri, 07/20/12 Linda and

Fri, 07/20/12 Linda and Family, We were so blessed to have had the time we shared with you and Gary, memories are a wonderful gift in life and we will hold on to these forever. We will miss him, our love and prayers to you and yours.

Linda and Family, Gary left

Linda and Family, Gary left a great legacy behind in that his grandchildren have so many great memories that were made with him. He took the time to get to know and enjoy each and every one of them. What a great testimony to the kind of man he was. Joe and are so very sorry for your loss.

Linda and Family...Gary left

Linda and Family...Gary left a great legacy behind in that his grandchildren have so many wonderful memories that were made with him. He took the time to know and enjoy each and every one of them. What a great testimony to the kind of man he was. Joe and I are so very sorry for your loss.

Dear Linda & Family. Both

Dear Linda & Family. Both Don & I are very sorry for your loss of Gary. We have had you both in our prayers and thoughts since leaving Shady and will continue to keep you in our prayers for the strength you need to continue. God Bless your family.

Deepest sympathy. Sorry we

Deepest sympathy. Sorry we cannot be there you are in our thoughts and prayers.

Linda and family, sorry to

Linda and family, sorry to hear of your loss, I always remember his smile and the times at the " In Crowd Camp" Thinking of you all. Susie

Dear Linda and family, I

Dear Linda and family, I agree with whoever said: "he put up a good fight" - that he did - and you did even more caring for him til the end. I'm sorry we didn't know you both longer than we did - it was too short. You are in our hearts and prayers and we look forward to seeing you again - God Bless! lv, Marie & Chuck Jorgensen, Shady Acres xx oo

Dear Linda and family So

Dear Linda and family So sorry for your loss. Gary was a great guy and a good friend. He will surely be missed. You are all in our thoughts and prayers

Dear Crosby Family, My

Dear Crosby Family, My deepest sympathy to all of you Gary was a special peson may the special memories help you through this difficult time. Your in my thoughts and prayers

Linda: We were so sorry to

Linda: We were so sorry to hear of Gary's passing. We are sure going to miss his wonderful sense of humor. He was so strong and sure gave it the good fight. We have wonderful memories of those days at the pool with our buddy, Gary and with you. We sure do hope you will be able to make it back to Shady. It won't be the same without you. All or love and hugs to you and the rest of the family. Love you to pieces. Pete and Nancy.

Linda & Family John and I are

Linda & Family John and I are so sorry to hear of Gary's passing. We will always remember his great sense of humor and caring ways. Are prayers are with you Arlene Kontny

Linda & Family, John and I

Linda & Family, John and I are so sorry to hear of Gary's passing. We will always remembe h is great sense of humor and his caring way. He will be sadly missed at Shady Acres. Your prayers are with you. Arlene Kontny

Dan and I are so sorry for

Dan and I are so sorry for youe loss-We will never forget that it was us who played the last game of suffleboard with him-always was such a happy-go-lucky guy even after his surgery-Miss him this year but hope you can make it back to Shadt Acres

Linda and Family, I'm so

Linda and Family, I'm so sorry to hear the passing of Gary. My prayers and thought go to you and family. He will greatly miss at Shady Acres. May you know find peace with God and know that he is in a better place. Love Nancy. If you need anything please send me at email.

Linda, you and your family

Linda, you and your family are in our hearts, thoughts and prayers. You and Gary are family to us and he will be missed greatly. Always remember if you ever need anything, please call us. God Bless You.

Linda, Lori, Dean, Lisa and

Linda, Lori, Dean, Lisa and family, so sorry for the loss of your husband and father. "Those we love don't go away, They walk beside us every day. Unseen, unheard, but always near, Still loved, still missed and very dear. ...Wishing you hope in the midst of sorrow, Comfort in the midst of pain." Linda, Lori, Dean, Lisa and family, so sorry for the loss of your husband and father.

My deepest sympathy to the

My deepest sympathy to the Crosby Family for your loss. My prayers are with you during this difficult time.

Lisa & family, we were so

Lisa & family, we were so sorry to hear of the loss of your father. Our thoughts are with you all.

Linda & Family: We are

Linda & Family: We are sincerely sorry for your loss. Please know you will be in our thoughts and prayers. May your faith see you through this difficult time.

Linda, Lori, Lisa and Dean,

Linda, Lori, Lisa and Dean, I'm sorry so to hear of Gary's passing. May you find comfort in each and the memories that you share. Thinking of you all at this time. Peace, Vicki English

Diane and family, We are

Diane and family, We are sorry to hear of your loss, but we can be comforted in knowing Gary is with our Savior Jesus Christ.

To the Crosby family.

To the Crosby family. Remember when the Lord calls your loved one home, he leaves a gift of memories in exchange. You're in our prayers.

Linda, Lisa & Family You and

Linda, Lisa & Family You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. Gary was a wonderful man and we are lucky for the privilege of knowing him. God bless you and help you through this difficult time,

Linda, Lori, Dean, Lisa &

Linda, Lori, Dean, Lisa & families: Our thoughts & prayers are with you all during this difficult time. Try to think of the great times you all shared so you can smile again...he would want that.

Dean, Sorry for your loss.

Dean, Sorry for your loss. Hope you find comfort through all your great memories. Joe

Linda and Family, So sorry

Linda and Family, So sorry for your loss. We are praying that God will comfort you all .

Our heartfelt sympathy to all

Our heartfelt sympathy to all of you. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. May you find peace and joy in your memories.

So sorry for your loss. Our

So sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with the entire family.

We are so sorry for your

We are so sorry for your loss, he will be missed. Linda you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers, may you find peace knowing he is in a better place and now your angel.

We are so sincerely sorry

We are so sincerely sorry about your loss. Gary was always ready to say hi with a big smile on his face. Remember...If God brings us to it, He will bring us through it. You are in our prayers...

Linda and family, we are so

Linda and family, we are so sorry for your loss, gary will always be in all of our memories, I hope we can keep the memories going at camp to enjoy with all of your friends and keep the camp fires burning. If you ever need anything please let us know we will do our best to help, rest in peace gary, we love you

Linda and Family, I am so

Linda and Family, I am so sorry to hear about Gary. I will be thinking of you all during this difficult time.

So sorry for your loss. Our

So sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. Lean on one another for strength and cherish the memories with a smile.

Linda and Family,So sorry to

Linda and Family,So sorry to find out about your loss. Gary and I had the same birthday and I would allways try to remember to call him on his birthday and we were only hours apart in age.We went to school togeather and and I gess that was the reason for my joining the Airforce as I had known that he had joined.He was a great guy and allways had time to stop and talk.He was loved by every one he knew I am sure.

Linda and Family, So sorry

Linda and Family, So sorry for your loss, our thoughts & prayers are with you during this difficult time. May you turn to each other for healing, for Gary is a part of all of you.

Linda and family, I am so

Linda and family, I am so sorry to hear of your loss. Always focus on the great memories. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.

I will miss Gary's laughter

I will miss Gary's laughter as I always sought him out at our family gatherings. He was a dear uncle whom I felt so much for. My prayers are with you Aunt Linda.

Linda and family, we are so

Linda and family, we are so sorry to hear of your loss. You will all be in our thoughts and prayers.

Dear Linda and family So

Dear Linda and family So sorry for your loss. Gary was a great guy and surely will be missed. You are all in our thoughts and prayers

Linda and Family, I am so

Linda and Family, I am so sorry for your loss and know that my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

Dearest Linda and Family, We

Dearest Linda and Family, We are so very sorry for your loss. Please know you are all in our thoughts and prayers. God will bless you at this difficult time. Rest in Peace, Gary.

Linda I am so sorry - My

Linda I am so sorry - My thoughts and prayers are with you and the kids. I have so many wonderful memories going way back to when we worked together at Sears. He was such a dear, dear friend.