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George Robert Crosley, Jr., 102, of El Dorado, passed away, Sunday, June 9, 2019 at his residence. He was born August 18, 1916 to George Robert Crosley, Sr. and Winnie Davis Butler Crosley in El Dorado, AR.

He was a veteran of the United States Navy, serving in WWII and, before his retirement, he worked as maintenance supervisor at Monsanto Chemical. George was a member of the First Baptist Church in El Dorado, where he served as deacon and attended the Fellowship Sunday school class. He was also a member of the VFW.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and sister, Jane Wright of El Dorado.

Survivors include his wife of 72 years, Mary Jo Crosley of El Dorado; son, Robert Davis Crosley (Kathy) of Muscatine, IA; daughter, Georgene Jones of Baton Rouge, LA; grandchildren, Andrea Crosley, Megan Romer, Kristan Brown, Owen Jones, Genevieve Jones; great grandchildren, Addie Brown, Ethan Brown, Becca Romer and Taylor Romer; nephew, Nathan Wisinger; and special friends, Nancy Ogden Baber, Andria Gleghorn.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, June 14, 2019 at Young’s Chapel with the Rev. Jonathan Kelley and the Rev. Brian Trostle officiating. Visitation will begin at 9 a.m. prior to the service. Burial will follow at Woodlawn Cemetery under the direction of Young’s Funeral Directors.

Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church, 200 W. Main, El Dorado, AR 71730.

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