Preston “Pete” Crosson
August 24, 1931 – June 17, 2014
BOWIE – Preston “Pete” Crosson, 82, died June 17, 2014 in Bowie, TX.
The family received friends from 6-8 p.m. June 19 at The White Family Funeral Home of Bowie.
Funeral service will be at 2 p.m. June 20at The White Family Funeral Home with Ron Abbott and Bill Cleveland officiating. Burial will follow at Elmwood Cemetery in Bowie.
Crosson was born Aug. 24, 1931 to John and Willie Mae (Tate) Crosson in Mount Pleasant. He married Peggy Beckham on Aug. 24, 1951 in Mount Pleasant, and moved to Hurst where he went to work for Bell Helicopter and retired after 33 years of service. In 1996, Crosson and his wife moved to Bowie where he worked at Wal-Mart as a people greeter.
He is survived by his wife, Peggy Crosson, Bowie; three children, Danny Crosson, Mount Pleasant, Shelia McManus, Alvord and Steve Crosson, Greenwood, AR; five grandchildren; nine great granchildren; sister, Myrtle Jacks, Mount Pleasant; and numerous nieces and nephews.