Richard W. Crosby, 81, of Sarver, Buffalo Twp., passed away on Wednesday, October 9, 2019 in his home surrounded by his family. He was born February 1, 1938 in Chicora, to the late Joseph Alexander and Pearl Mae (Boehmer) Crosby. Mr. Crosby was an executive manager for the former Thrift Drug Co. for 41 years prior to his retirement in 1998. He was an active outdoors enthusiast, especially hunting. Enjoyed working on older model cars, tractors, and attending car shows, but his true avocation was caring for animals, especially his pot-bellied pig. He leaves behind to cherish his memory, his wife of 62 years, whom he married June 15, 1957, Jean H. (Queck) Crosby, his children, Debbie (Mark) Sapienza, Richard Jr. (Christine) Crosby, Gary (Carolyn) Crosby, Darel Crosby, Donna (Keith) White, Carolyn (Mike) Nowak, 14 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren, 5 nieces and 2 nephews In addition to his parents mentioned above, he was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Nicki Jenkins, 1 niece, 2 nephews, his brother Joseph Crosby, and his sisters, Betty Wolford and Ida Crosby. The family will receive friends and family for a Celebration of Richard’s Life on Sunday, October 20th from Noon until 2 pm in the Dennis J. Daugherty Funeral Home 324 Fourth Street, Freeport. (724-295-3100). His family respectively requests, in lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to: Hog Heaven Rescue Farm, Inc. 2681 Mallory Road, Cochranton, PA 16314.
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