Arnold B. Crosby

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 4 December 2021 at 11:34 am

American flagMEDINA – Arnold B. Crosby, 79, of Medina, entered into rest on Thursday, December 2, 2021 at his home following a brief illness. Born September 9, 1942 in Medina, Arnold was the only child of George and Maude (Fidinger) Crosby.

He attended Medina High School and went on to serve in the U.S. Army from 1964-65. He married the love of his life, the former Barbara J. Ambrosia, on March 13, 1965. Arnold worked for many years in the meat department at Bell’s Supermarket in Medina. He then trained to become a welder and was employed at Harrison Radiator Division of GM in Lockport, where he retired from. Arnold enjoyed hunting and especially tinkering in his garage and working on his hotrod.

In addition to his parents, Arnold was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Barbara Crosby, on April 27, 2020.

Survivors include his three children, Daniel Crosby, Charlotte Cavers and Noel Crosby; grandchildren, Brooklynn (fiancé Cole) Crosby, Caden Crosby and Carson (fiancé Deanna) Cavers; and one great-granddaughter, Sloan Violet.

Calling hours will be held on Monday, Dec. 13, from 5 to 7 p.m. at Cooper Funeral Home, 215 W. Center St., Medina. Masks will be mandatory. His funeral service will be held on Tuesday, Dec. 14, at 11 a.m. at the First Baptist Church, 203 W. Center St., Medina. Interment will follow in Millville Cemetery.

Memorial donations in Arnold’s memory may be made to Supportive Care of Orleans, PO Box 489, Albion, NY 14411. Share condolences at