Adrian Bernard Crosby

April 19, 1948 ~ January 30, 2020 (age 71)

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Mr. Adrian Bernard Crosby, age 71 of Harmony passed away Thursday, January 30, 2020 at Gordon Hospice Home in Statesville.

Funeral Services will be held 3:00 pm Sunday, February 2, 2020 at Union Grove Christian Church. Burial will be in the church cemetery.  The family will receive friends from 1:30 to 3:00 at the church prior to the service.

Mr. Crosby was born April 19, 1948 in Iredell County to Victor Crosby and Ruth Alexander Crosby. He was a farm owner and owner of Crosby Greenhouses. For 30 years he was a volunteer fire fighter helping to start Union Grove Fire Department and later transferred to Harmony Fire Department, later he volunteered for Meals On Wheels in the community. Adrian also enjoyed fishing and life on the farm, his pride and joy was his Black Angus cattle. He was a member of Union Grove Christian Church.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Mr. Crosby is survived by his wife, Gwendora Triplett-Crosby of the home, two sons, Lee Crosby and wife Kim of Burnsville, and Michael Crosby of Harmony, stepdaughter, Beth Wilson and husband, Mark of Newton, stepson, David Triplett and wife Cynthia of Lincolnton,  his stepmother, Esther Crosby, four grandchildren, Kaylee Gilmour and husband, PJ, Jacob Crosby, Jordan Crosby, Bobie Crosby, two step-grandchildren, Zane Wilson and Taryn Wilson, one great-grandchild Evelyn Gilmour, one sister, Carolyn Allen and husband Danny of Harmony and  one brother, Erik Crosby and wife, Lona of Cherryville. He is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews.

Flowers will be accepted, and memorials may be made to Hospice Of Iredell County, 2347 Simonton Road, Statesville, NC 28625.

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February 2, 2020

1:30 PM to 3:00 PM
Union Grove Christian Church

Funeral Service
February 2, 2020

3:00 PM
Union Grove Christian Church

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