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“JC a great mentor and true friend. You will be trully missed. One of the best "Chaplains" I ever had. I will never forget the many pieces of sage...Read More »
1 of 11 | Posted by: A friend

“1SG Crosby was the epitome of a soldiers soldier! I had the privilege of working with him as a member of the 19th SFG(A). He had a kind heart and a...Read More »
2 of 11 | Posted by: Ju Dee Janowitz - Nampa, ID

“JC, you made me laugh so much. I am so glad to have have shared part of the adventure with you and will miss your brotherhood. Al Walker ”
3 of 11 | Posted by: A friend

“We've lost a tremendous soldier, and a loyal and caring friend. I had the distinct honor and pleasure of serving with John for over 20 years. John...Read More »
4 of 11 | Posted by: Jerry L. McNinch LTC, USA (Ret) - NE

“May the journey into his next life be one of joy and happiness. One of the best I ever served with. One of my first mentors in SF and I will be...Read More »
5 of 11 | Posted by: 1SG Dennis W. Zerull - CA

“John Crosby was a one in a million! A great soldier and friend to all. I first met John when i was in high school. We played the pin ball machine...Read More »
6 of 11 | Posted by: Kent Anderson - Herriman, UT

“John was a dedicated soldier. It is with a sad heart to hear of his passing. CSM (retired) Richard Smith ”
7 of 11 | Posted by: A friend

“It was my pleasure to serve with you for many years John. Godspeed on your new journey my friend. May the Lord watch over and bless your family. ...Read More »
8 of 11 | Posted by: Steve Fullerton - South Jordan, UT

“You will be missed! You have been our best friend, hunting partner, and 'adopted' brother! We Love you and hope that your life on the other side,...Read More »
9 of 11 | Posted by: Randy & Dina Reid - Santaquin, UT

“We lost a wonderful friend, he was always the life of the party, and would give you the shirt off of his back. Hopefully he is in a better place...Read More »
10 of 11 | Posted by: Bobbe Rushton - Mesquite, NV

11 of 11 | Posted by: Bobbe Rushton - Mesquite, NV

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John was born on June 18, 1950 and passed away on Thursday, November 2, 2017.

John was a resident of Mesquite, Nevada at the time of passing.

John served 32 years in the US Army, 27 of those being with the 19th Special Forces Group (Airborne).

Funeral will be held Monday, November 13, 2017 at 11:00 am at Jenkins-Soffe South Valley, 1007 W. South Jordan Parkway (10600 S), South Jordan UT. Viewing will be held Sunday, November 12, 2017 from 5-7 pm and 1 hour prior to funeral services. Interment at Utah Veterans Memorial Park, 17111 S. 1700 W. Bluffdale, UT.