Mark G. Crossley

Mark Gerald Crossley, 61, of Buena Vista, Georgia and formerly of Sheffield, Pennsylvania, passed away at his residence on February 6, 2020 following an extended illness. Mark was born on September 24, 1958 to Arlene California and the late Gerald (Jerry) Crossley. Mark has gone to be with his Lord and Savior who he came to know and love.

Mark was a 1976 graduate of Sheffield High School. After graduation he joined the U.S. Army. He was employed at PDM for many years before relocating to Georgia. He was a processor at Sportsman’s Lodge where he worked until he became too ill.

Mark was an avid woodworker and handyman as well as an incredible artist. His one great passion in life, other than his family, was NASCAR and he enjoyed watching Dale Earnhardt who was his favorite.

Mark is survived by his mother, Arlene California of Sheffield, Pennsylvania. His wife Kathy and children Angel (Shawn) Royle, Jamie (Kristen) Fiscus, Jermie, Kyrie and Kyle Crossley who all reside in Georgia. His daughters’ Donna (Juan) Rodriguez of Tulsa Oklahoma, Sara Beth (Steve) Romanosky of Sheffield, Pennsylvania, a brother Jim (Judy) Crossley of Warren, Pennsylvania and two sisters, Laurie Crossley of Warren, Pennsylvania and Mary Beth Crossley of Sheffield, Pennsylvania.

Grandchildren who survive are Naythan and Kaylen Mathis, Bell Royle, and Heather Fiscus of Georgia. Olivia, Evelyn and Hayley Romanosky of Sheffield, Pennsylvania and Jesus and Abram Rodriguez, Alexandria and Glenn McDonald of Tulsa, Oklahoma. Mark is also survived by several nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins as well as his lifetime friend from Mill Street in Sheffield, Pa, Mike Barr who was a very strong support during Mark’s illness and throughout their lives.

Mark was preceded in death by his father, Jerry Crossley, stepfather, Marshall California as well as his grandparents, James and Elizabeth Hall of Sheffield, Pa and Harry and Kate Crossley, of Clarendon, Pa.

A memorial service will be held at the Sheffield United Methodist Church on February 22, 2020 at 11:00 a.m.