Norman Dean Crosby

Norman Dean Crosby, age 60, of 704 Littlejohn Street, passed away from his earthly duties at Cherokee Medical Center to rest in the arms of his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.

He was born on the 23rd of October in the year of 1960, to the late Ulysses Hoey & the late Daisy Helen Crosby Smith.
At an early age he joined Concord Baptist Church. He was last employed at Dollar Tree Distribution. He loved his family and the Dallas Cowboys.

He was preceded in death by his parents, stepfather the late Linzsey Smith; grandparents, Mose and Lucille Crosby and Willie & Essie Mae Hoey.

He is survived by a son, Donnie Watkins, of Gaffney; a daughter Ar’Keather Byers of Charlotte, NC; a step daughter, Shantell Morris, of Gaffney; two sisters, Marvette Vandora Ellis and Tina Holmes, both of Gaffney; grandchildren, Dontae Watkins, Tasia Watkins, Aaliyah Watkins, Jamarj Smith, Arkeevis Dukes, Tru Dixon, Evelyn Hunsucker, and a bonus grandchild, Anthony Manning; two aunts, Ruthie Rodgers (Billy) and Nancy Knuckles (Mack), both of Gaffney; one uncle, Fred Smith, of Spartanburg; three great aunts, Janie Mae Famble of Lawndale, NC, Nancy Adams, and Lillian Manning, both of Gaffney; a host of nieces, nephews, relatives, and friends and a special niece Minister Stephanie Tate of Gaffney.

Funeral Service will be Saturday, October 2, 2021, 11:00 a.m., in the Gilmore Mortuary Chapel with The Reverend Dr. Micheal A. Bridges officiating. Interment will follow in Concord Baptist Church Cemetery.

Facemask are required for attending of Service due to precautions of Covid-19 !