Newberry - Kenneth Howard Crosby, 74 went to be with the Lord on Monday, January 28, 2013. Born July 28, 1938 @ Williston, Florida to Theodore and Juanita (Brown) Crosby. Kenneth lived his life in Newberry, Florida.

Kenneth served in the United States of America Air Force at Altus, Oklahoma and he is a member of the American Legion Newberry Post 149, Inc. Kenneth worked at Sperry Ram of Gainesville and Aero of Lake City and Napa of Newberry.

Kenneth was a avid racing fan and a great fisherman. He was fun loving, and happy person with a loving heart. Everyone was his friend. Just give him and BLT sandwich and he was happy. He will be greatly missed.

He was preceded in death by his grandson Kenneth James Crosby, his loving parents Theodore and Juanita Crosby and grandparents.

He leaves to cherish his memory sister Mildred (Jerry) Brown, Dothan, Alabama; daughter Delaine (Elijah) Taylor, Newberry, Florida; two (2) sons Ricky Crosby, Wichita Falls, Texas; Garry Crosby, Newberry, Florida; and aunt Betty Lynn Brown Spears and Larry Spears of Gainesville, Florida; 4 wonderful grandsons; many Cousins, and a host of friends.

Funeral Service will be held on Thursday, January 31, 2013 at 4:00 pm Graveside at Newberry Cemetery in Newberry, Florida.

Arrangements are under the care of Knauff Funeral Home, 715 W Park Ave., Chiefland, Florida 352-493-4777.

Published in Gainesville Sun from Jan. 31 to Feb. 1, 2013