Harry E. Crossett Sr.
Harry E. Crossett Sr., 91, of Monticello died September 4, 2017 at Baptist Medical Center in Little Rock. He was born on June 6, 1926, in Pine Bluff.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Ernest and Thelma Crossett and brothers, Richard and Andy Crossett.
He is survived by his wife of 70 years, Floy Mae of Monticello; one sister, Mamie Carter of Dardanelle; three sons, Harry, Jr. (Becky) of Batesville, Jim (Cookie) of Monticello, and Randy (Kathy) of Bryant; one daughter, Brenda (Ron) Carothers of LaGrange, Ga.; and a grandson raised as a son, Ben (Jennifer) Crossett of Stuttgart; grandchildren, Scott Crossett, Joseph Crossett, Leah Cook, Cara Hume, Patrick Lewis, and Hannah Box. He is also survived by 14 great grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews and friends.
As soon as he turned 18, he enlisted and proudly served in the 101st Airborne Paratrooper Division of the United States Army during World War II. He was a faithful member of Monticello First Baptist Church. His career with Bell Telephone Company spanned 50 years. His lifelong passion for anything equine lead to many special friendships developed through showing his Tennessee Walking Horses.
Graveside Service will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, September 7, 2017 at Oakland Cemetery. Arrangements by Stephenson-Dearman Funeral Home. Online guestbook www.stephensondearman.com.