Phyllis Lemont Crosby

Richmond-Phyllis Lemont Crosby, 91, passed peacefully at home on Feb. 16, 2021 with family be her side.

She was the daughter of Gordon and Bea Lemont, and married the love of her life Edward Crosby in 1951 and together raised a son Edward and a daughter Diane. She worked at the Etonic shop and as a door greater at Walmart, retiring at the young age of 80. She loved laughter and was consistently reminding us to live life to the fullest.

She made many enjoyable memories for her son, daughter, grandsons, and great grandsons. She will be sadly missed by many. The family would like to thank the fabulous Healthcare team that made it possible for her to stay at home during her illness.

Phyllis was predeceased by her parents Gordon and Bea Lemont, a sister Leona, and most importantly the love of her life Edward Crosby Sr. Her surviving family members include son Edward Jr., daughter Diane, grandsons Edward III, Ryan and great grandsons Shane, and Lucas Crosby.

At Phyllis’ request there will be a graveside service on Saturday, May 15th at 10am at Cotton Cemetery, Richmond.  Also, at her request "nothing fancy and laugh a lot".

In Phyllis' memory donations may be made to the American Diabetes Association P.O. Box 7023 Merrifield, VA 22116-7023

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Arrangements are under the care of Kincer Funeral Home 130 Pleasant St. Richmond, Me 04357.