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Jesse Crosby

Jesse Lee Crosby of Gainesville passed away peacefully Monday December 20th at Haven Hospice surrounded by his family. He was 85 years old.

Born in Green Cove Springs, Jesse has been in Gainesville since 1950. He served his country in the U.S. Army. Jesse loved fishing and hunting; he always kept a rod and reel in his truck. He loved driving a semi and retired from Kopper’s Trucking.

Jesse is survived by his beloved wife of 66 years JoAnn Crosby; his son Tommy Crosby (Salli); his daughter Anne C. Baker (Butch); grandchildren Robbie Baker and Josh Crosby; and great-grandchild Clay Baker. Jesse is pre-deceased by his son Jesse L. Crosby Jr.

A memorial service will be held at a later date.

Arrangements are under the care of MILAM FUNERAL AND CREMATION SERVICES 311 S. Main ST Gainesville, FL 32601. 352376-5361 www.milamfh.com

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In consideration of COVID-19, as well as the families we are serving, we would like for those of you whose immune systems are compromised please stay home and send the family a condolence card. We may also be forced to postpone services if this continues or worsens. Our profession as funeral directors is not only focused on serving families, but also protecting the families and the community at-large. Thank you and please take care!

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