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Services held for Dr. Ronald Crosbie



Funeral services for Dr. Ronald L. Crosbie, 73, of Huntington, W.Va., were held September 12, at the Jenkins United Methodist Church. Burial was in Dixon Cemetery at Blackey.

Born in McRoberts, he died September 9.

Crosbie was a retired health, physical education and recreations professor at Marshall University. He was graduated from Eastern State University with bachelor’s and master’s degrees, and with a doctorate in education through studies at Temple University, Indiana University, and West Virginia University.

He was awarded the Distinguished West Virginian Award from Gov. Jay Rockefeller for his dedication and work with special needs children.

Crosbie was retired from the U.S. Army as a Captain, and went to sea on the USS Carrier Coral Sea, attended the christening of the USS Ronald Regan, and was involved with the R.O.T.C. at Marshall University.

Surviving are his wife, Peggy Crosbie; two sons, Michael Crosbie and wife Cindy, Winter Garden, Fla., and Scott Crosbie and wife K.C., Lexington; and five grandchildren, Kirby, Ethan Cate, Olivia and Mac.


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