Wilmer R. Crosby

Published 6:00 am Monday, December 22, 2003

Services for Wilmer R. Crosby of Bogue Chitto were 2 p.m.,Sunday, Dec. 21, at Harrigill Funeral Home Chapel with burial inCold Springs Church of Christ. Services were conducted by the Rev.Bruce Crosby.

Mr. Crosby, 67, died Dec. 19, 2003, at King’s Daughters MedicalCenter. He was born in Lincoln County on August 23, 1936, toMildred Aldridge Crosby and Burton Crosby.

He was a retired employee of Lincoln County. He served in themilitary and was a veteran of the Korean Conflict. He was a memberof the Baptist faith.

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Preceding him in death were his parents; and a son, James RodneyCrosby.

Survivors are his wife, Shirley Wallace Crosby; his sons,Kenneth Crosby of Prentiss, and Perry Crosby and Scott Crosby, bothof Bogue Chitto; his brothers, David Crosby of Columbia, S.C., MikeCrosby of Bogue Chitto, Carroll Crosby of Natchez, and James EdwinCrosby of Vicksburg; and his grandchildren, Brittany Crosby andGeoffrey Crosby, both of Vidalia, La.