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Wednesday, April 17, 2019

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Roosevelt J. Crosby, 85, a native of Golden Meadow and resident of Cut Off passed away on July 14, 2018. Visitation will be held at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Cut Off on July 18, from 10:00 a.m. until service time. Funeral Mass will begin at 12:00 noon with burial to follow in the Church Cemetery.

Mr. Roosevelt is survived by his wife of 65 years, Emelina Collins Crosby; children, Jefferson “ Sonny” Crosby (Teresa), Thomas Crosby (Tina), Benjy Crosby (Becky), and Emily Crosby Dantin (Bobby); grandchildren, Desmond, Kasie, Paul, Kristie, Aimee, Marie, Brett, Bekah, and Millie; seven great grandchildren with one on the way; siblings, Betty Crouch, and Clementine “Tinney” Duet (Harold); and sister in law, Earline Crosby.

Mr. Crosby was preceded in death by great grandchild, Cai Crosby; parents Jefferson Crosby and Clemence Serigny Crosby, and siblings Edward Crosby, Edna C. Callais (Theo) and Richard Crosby; and brother in law, James Crouch.

Mr. Roosevelt was an Army Veteran who served in the Korean War and the owner of R.J. Crosby Marine Ways and Crosby Lift.

Falgout Funeral Home of Galliano entrusted with arrangements.