Robert G. Crosby - 64

8/21/1944 - 1/29/2009

Rockford, IL

"R. G. “Robert” Crosby, 64, died at 11:42 a.m., Thurs., January 29, 2009 in West Suburban Nursing Center, Bloomingdale. Born Aug. 21, 1944, the son of Bennie W. and Glendoris (Metcalf) Crosby. Graduated from West High School, class of 1962, and attended Iowa State Univ. U. S. Army veteran serving in medical unit in Korea during Viet Nam War. Married Gayle Elgin in Rockford on Mar. 3, 1981. She predeceased him Feb. 20, 2008. Employed by the City of Rockford for many years. Survivors: a daughter, Glendelle Crosby, a son, Robert J. Crosby, 2 grandchildren, Alexis and Allee, his mother Glendoris Crosby, 2 brothers, James and William Crosby, and a brother-in-law, Gary Elgin. Predeceased by his father, Bennie, and a son, Gary. Service 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2009 in Sundberg Funeral Home, Ltd., 215 N. Sixth St., Rockford. Friends may call at the funeral home from 10:00 a.m. until service time on Tuesday. Private interment in Willwood Burial Park.



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