Doyle C. Crosby was born in Garwood on Aug. 27, 1944, to the proud parents of William Floyd Crosby and Minnie (Johnson) Crosby and departed this life on Nov. 10, 2017, at Missouri Baptist Medical Center in Saint Louis. He had attained the age of seventy-three years, two months and fourteen days.
Doyle had resided in Garwood throughout his life. He was of the Baptist faith. He was a self-employed Timber worker, who started working in the logging industry as a child. He enjoyed being outdoors, and hunting in Wyoming. When he was younger, he liked to Drag Race and race four wheelers. Doyle was a hardworking, fun loving person with a great sense of humor, who loved to joke with people. He loved his family and was always willing to provide for his family first and do without himself. He loved his children and grandchildren.
On May 29, 1965, he was united in marriage to Bonnie McGauhey in Ellington, to this union four daughters were born.
Survivors include three daughters, Lora (Ron) Geery, Loretta (Randy) Warren, and Michelle Hampton; five stepchildren that he thought and treated as his very own; Kenny (Cathy) Angel, Wesley Morris, Brenda Morris, Jeremy Shockley, and Brandi Shockley; one brother, Otto “Junior” Roever; one sister, Shirley Ann Meyers; twelve grandchildren, Zach, Justin, Payton, Cheyanne, Eldon, Jekayla, Kylie, Jerrica “Whitley”, Elijah, McKenna, Treva and Shawn; five great grandchildren, Daytin, Pierce, Talyn, Baylor and Quade; and many relatives and friends who mourn his passing.
Doyle was preceded in death by his parents, William and Minnie Crosby; his wife, Bonnie Crosby; one daughter, Roberta Crosby; one brother, Gene Crosby; three grandchildren, Teri-Ann Kester, Sidney, and Anthony Kester.
A visitation was held Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017, at the Yount Memorial General Baptist Church in Garwood; and the funeral service was held on Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017, in the Church Chapel. Rev. Jerry Crowley will officiated. Burial was in Yount Memorial Cemetery.
Online condolences may be made at www.mcspaddenfh.com.