- July 4, 1939 - May 1, 2011
- Wills Point, Texas
of John's Passing
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“My thoughts and prayers are with all of you. Love, Lenna Powers
1 of 23 | Posted by: Lenna Powers - Dallas, TX
“God bless and comfort you all at this time of grief. Love to Kay, Guy, Todd and all the family.
2 of 23 | Posted by: Jim and Dena Bryant - McKinney, TX
“Mrs. Kay, I was blessed to have known Mr. John, he was such a sweet gentleman and will be missed. May God bless you with peace and comfort.
3 of 23 | Posted by: Bobbi Byford - wills point, TX
“Kay, Guy, Tod,& girls Know that our prayers and love is with all of you at this time. For sure John is talking and laughing with Jesus now. My hat...Read More »
4 of 23 | Posted by: Jerry & Marchita Bodin - TX
“Our thoughts and prayers are with all of John's family. He was such a nice man and will be missed.
5 of 23 | Posted by: Will and Linda(Liston) Dennis - TX
“We love your family and pray that you may all be comforted as you remember all the wonderful years with John.
6 of 23 | Posted by: Glenn and Betsy McNeill - TX
“Please know that many people are thinking of your family at this time. You are all in our prayers. Jim & Susan Brown
7 of 23 | Posted by: Susan Brown - Wills Point, TX
“We are so sorry to hear about John. We are traveling and will not be able to be with you, but will call wen we get back. You are in our prayers. ...Read More »
8 of 23 | Posted by: Henry & Jan Bates - Wills Point, TX
“Dear Kay and family: We are so sorry for your loss. You and yours are in our thoughts and prayers at this very difficult time. Billy & Dorothy
9 of 23 | Posted by: Billy & Dorothy Bruster - TX
“Guy my sympathy goes out to you and your family. Your in my prayers.
10 of 23 | Posted by: Karen Farthing Brewer - TX
“Kay and family I am so sorry about the loss of your loved one. Although you have the comfort of knowing he is now in heaven with his heavenly father...Read More »
11 of 23 | Posted by: Sue & Phyllis Corley - TX
“Kay and Family, We are greatly saddened to learn of John's passing. He was a fine, admirable man and leaves behind an indelible mark in our...Read More »
12 of 23 | Posted by: Leath Family - Wills Point, TX
“We are sad to learn of Johns passing so suddenly..He will be missed by all who knew him..Our prayers are with his family at this sad time in their...Read More »
13 of 23 | Posted by: Gerald & Annette Clemmons - TX
“Guy and Family, Sorry to learn of your loss. Please know that you are in our thoughts and prayers. Harland
14 of 23 | Posted by: Harland Dixson - Denton, TX
“Kay & family, you all are in my thoughts and prayers. Lean on God and he will see you thru this hard time.
15 of 23 | Posted by: Karen Samples - Terrell, TX
“Dear Kay, Guy and Todd: I am SO sorry to hear about Mr. Crosby's passing. I am praying for God's supernatural peace that passes understanding to...Read More »
16 of 23 | Posted by: Tracy Cox Schaubroeck - Arlington, TX
“Dear Kay & family, So sorry to hear about the death of John. It is so difficult to lose your spouse but you have some wonderful memories that you...Read More »
17 of 23 | Posted by: Iva(Dixon)Carney - Dallas, TX
“Dear Kay, Guy, Tod, and Family: I am so saddened to hear of your great loss! Please know that my thoughts and prayers are with all of you! I...Read More »
18 of 23 | Posted by: Silas Kennemer - Ft. Worth, TX
“Guy and family, I am so sorry for your loss. Your dad was a sweet man. I will keep all of you in my prayers.
19 of 23 | Posted by: Jeanie Kinney Buffington - Tyler, TX
“Kay, I am so very sorry for your loss of John. I enjoyed meeting him for the first time those years ago. He was a very warm person. I know what it...Read More »
20 of 23 | Posted by: Bobbie Mills - Katy, TX
“Dearest Kay and Family, My heart goes out to you. I did not know John well only meet him a few times. The man I meet I came to like and would call...Read More »
21 of 23 | Posted by: David Whittington - Mt Pleasant,, TX
“So sorry to hear about John's passing. You all were good friends to Bill for many years and then to me as well. I enjoyed our friendship very much...Read More »
22 of 23 | Posted by: Bill & Joan Babcock - Octavia, OK
“Dear Aunt Kay, Tod, Guy, Tiff & Cheals- Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this sorrowful time. Uncle John was a good man. He will be...Read More »
23 of 23 | Posted by: Andrea Laney Fullick - Richmond, TX
Allan Fuller Funeral Home
Funeral service for John Crosby, 71, of Wills Point, is scheduled for 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, May 4, 2011, at Russell Memorial United Methodist Church in Wills Point with Rev. Billy Watson officiating. Interment will be at White Rose Cemetery in Wills Point under the direction of Allan Fuller Funeral Home in Wills Point. He passed away Sunday afternoon, May 1, 2011, in Wills Point. John was born July 4, 1939, in Kountze, Texas, the son of H.A. Crosby and Seawillow Gardner Crosby. He was raised in Kountze and graduated from Kountze High School in 1957. In 1958, he married Kay Laney in Wills Point. John was a diesel mechanic, self-employed rancher and had owned and operated the Van Zandt Gin Company. He also had been employed by Hollandsworth Engineering and the Garland Fire Department. John enjoyed hunting, fishing, shooting guns, reading and working on equipment. He liked talking to people who knew more than he did, because he had a genuine desire to gain knowledge. John was a member of the Wills Point Tractor Club and Russell Memorial United Methodist Church in Wills Point. Preceded in death by his parents, H. A. and Seawillow Crosby. John is survived by his wife, Kay Crosby, of Wills Point; two sons, Guy Crosby & wife, Ronell, of Wills Point and Tod Crosby, of Wills Point; brother, Tony Crosby & wife, Narcie, of Denver, Colorado; brother-in-law, David Laney & wife, Kathy, of Wills Point; two grandchildren, Tiffany Hulsey & husband, Tony and Chealsey Crosby & fiancé, Fletcher Brown; three great-grandchildren, Trinity Hulsey, Taylor Hulsey and Carson Ann Brown and three cousins, Ricky Rhodes, of Falls Church, Virginia, Randy Rhodes, of Baytown and Janet Gardner, of Arlington, Virginia. Pallbearers: Jimmy Don Wilson, F. G. Hardy, Damon Davis, Larry Armstrong, Mike Foster and Dale Foster. Honorary Pallbearers: The Wills Point Tractor Club Family will receive friends at the funeral home Tuesday from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. Memorials may be made to the Russell Memorial United Methodist Church in Wills Point.
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