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Robert Douglas Crosby

May 16, 1958 ~ March 6, 2018 (age 59)

Mr. Robert Douglas (Doug) Crosby, 59, of Connelly Springs passed away on March 6, 2018 at Carolina Rehab Center of Burke after complications from pneumonia.

Mr. Crosby was born on May 16, 1958 to the late Willard Lee and Gertrude Lambert Crosby in Augusta, GA. He was an Eagle Scout, a member of Morganton First Church of God, a Mason, a member of Burke County GOP. Recently he was a GOP consultant on the campaigns of Congressman Mark Meadows and Lt. Gov. Dan Forest.

Those left to cherish his memory are his wife Syvana Crosby of the home; three sons: Roger (Rachel) Crosby of Cajah's Mountain; Josh Crosby of Burke County; Robert (Angela) Crosby of Connelly Springs; daughter Stacey (Jay) Crowe of Valdese; step-son Jason (Lea) Huffman of Salisbury; brother Tom (Donna) Crosby of Drexel; grandchildren Natalie Grace, Natalie Rose, Arabella, Dawson, Xander, Tristian, Abbi; nephew Tom Crosby II; and furbabies Cricket and Roxie.

Funeral services for Mr. Crosby will be held Saturday, March 10, 2018 at Morganton First Church of God with Pastor Jon McDivitt officiating. The family will receive friends 1:00 pm – 3:00 p.m. and the service will begin at 3:00 pm.

The family requests a memorial be made to .

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