THOMSON, Ga. -- Mr. Bobby Harold Crosby, 50, of Thomson, entered into rest November 27, 2004 at St. Joseph Hospital. He was the beloved husband of Shelia Johnson Crosby.
Survivors include his wife, Shelia J. Crosby, Thomson; children, Michael (Katie) Crosby, Thomson, Tiffany Guthrie, Thomson, Alecia Shaw, Stockbridge; mother, Mrs. Frances (George Tudor) Crosby, Dearing; grandchildren, Kaleigh Crosby, Thomson, Taylor Shaw, Monroe, Mikayla Mitchell, Monroe; honorary family member, Tommy Crafton, Thomson.
Mr. Crosby was the son of the late Harold Crosby. Mr. Crosby was born in McDuffie County, Georgia. He was retired as a Georgia State Trooper after 32 years of service and lived most of his life in Thomson, Georgia. Mr. Crosby was also a member and Deacon of Pine Grove Baptist Church, a Master Mason of the A.J. Miller Masonic Lodge and Alee Shrine Temple, past president of the Thomson Shrine Club, member and president of the Blue Knights Georgia IV, member of Association of State Troopers, member of the Georgia Peace Officers Association and past president and current board member of the Georgia Department of Public Safety Credit Union.
Funeral services were held at 3 p.m. Tuesday, November 30, 2004 at Pine Grove Baptist Church, Thomson with Butch Baston officiating. Interment followed in Savannah Valley Memorial Gardens.
Pallbearers were Dennis Jones, Rick Fletcher, Roy Russell, Gary Harden, Rodney Wilcher and Jimmy Williams. Honorary pallbearers were members of law enforcement and Deacons of Pine Grove Baptist Church.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Pine Grove Baptist Church, 3127 Pine Grove Church Drive, N.E., Thomson, Georgia, 30824.
Beggs Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.