Clarence Crosley, Sr.

Clarence Rufus Crosley Sr., 71, of DeRidder, LA passed from this life on Saturday, March 19, 2022.

Clarence was born September 10, 1950, the son of Ivory Crosley Sr. and Ruby Lee Singleton Crosley.  He graduated May 16, 1968 from George Washington High School in DeRidder, LA before joining the United States Navy.  Clarence served in the United States Navy as a Ship Serviceman for 6 years, was a Vietnam Veteran and was honorably discharged from the United States Navy.  He worked as a Production Controller for the Naval Aviation Depot, NADEP at Naval Air Station Pensacola, Florida and retired after 25 years.

Clarence loved talking to his Grandson on the telephone.  He loved to spend time with family talking, watching movies and listening to music.  Clarence had a quick-witted humor, loved to laugh and had a talent for telling funny stories.  He enjoyed watching basketball and fishing.

Those left to cherish Clarence's memory are his daughter Tiffany Monique Crosley of Havelock, NC, son Clarence Rufus Crosley Jr. of Havelock, NC, grandson Gavri'el Aharon Bowen-Crosley of Havelock, NC, sister Gloria Crosley of DeRidder, LA, brothers Ivory Crosley, Jr. (Barbara) of DeRidder, LA, Willie Crosley of DeRidder, LA, Rev. John Crosley (Lisa) of DeRidder, LA, Elder Charles Crosley of DeRidder, LA, Randy Crosley of Beaumont, Texas, Elliot Crosley (Marilyn) of DeRidder, LA.

Clarence preceded in death by his mother Ruby Lee Singleton Crosley and father Ivory Crosley Sr.

Please join us for a funeral service to celebrate the life of Clarence Rufus Crosley Sr.  We will gather together on Saturday, March 26, 2022, 11:00am, at Myers Colonial Funeral Home in DeRidder, LA.

Clarence Crosley, Sr.