Kenneth Leroy Crosby Sunday, June 20, 1954 - Friday, July 14, 2017

Kenneth Leroy Crosby, of Kansas City, MO passed away July 14, 2017. Kenneth was born June 20,1954 in KCMO, where he worked in the construction industry until he retired. He was a man of many talents. Being bold and tenacious, he was always ready and willing to help others. Nothing was more precious to him than being with his daughter and two grandchildren. He loved working on his house and in his yard. As well as taking care of his dog Maxie. Kenneth was an avid gardener. Growing vegetables, pear trees and grapes were his pride and joy. He was very generous, always giving away what he grew. Kenneth was an awesome cook, with a profound love for music and photography. He was preceded in death by his parents, Eddie Sr. and Lena Mae Crosby, brothers, Eddie Crosby Jr. and Larnell Crosby. Kenneth is survived by 1 daughter, Khisha Nicole Crosby, Kansas City, Mo., brother David Crosby of Winterhaven, California, 3 sisters, Ruth Loyo-Crosby of Pomona, California, Sheila Bello and Sharon Crosby of Upland, California, 2 grandchildren, Kyrin T. Crosby-Pruitt and Kamila Sade Crosby-Olamiju. Kenneth also leaves a host of nieces, nephews, aunts, cousins and a special friend, Mergie. We give reverence to the dead through our service to the living.