Noelgene Crosby

Flat Rock

Noelgene Crosby, 89, of Flat Rock, passed away Wednesday, March 2, 2016, at Our Hospice of South Central Indiana Inpatient Facility.

He was a farmer for many years. He loved John Deere tractors and spending time with his grandkids.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Norman Funeral Home in Hope with the Rev. Marcus Speer officiating. Visitation will be from 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Burial will be at Forest Hill Cemetery in Shelbyville.

Memorial contributions may be donated to the American Cancer Society’s Hope Relay For Life through the funeral home.

Born February 4, 1927, in Shelby County, Noelgene was the son of Russell and Eva Thornburg Crosby. He married Ethel Hungerford and she preceded him in death November 15, 2004.

Survivors include a son, Richard Crosby of Shelbyville; a daughter, Ruthann Dingman of Hope; grandchildren, Alicia (Manny) Canino, Dustin Crosby, Aaron Dingman (Jessica Imlay) and Hannah (Kyle) Groves; great-grandchildren, Elysia Emerson, Lillith Crosby, Makayla Dingman, Faith Bean, Luke and Wyatt Imlay and Keaton Groves; a brother, George Crosby of Greensburg; and a special friend, Louise Davis, with whom he enjoyed going out to eat.

Noelgene was preceded in death by his parents; his wife; a brother, Jim Crosby; a daughter, Betty Ann Crosby; and sons, John and Bill Crosby.