Introduced Version House Resolution 16 History

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(By Delegates Ambler, Anderson, Armstead, Arvon, Atkinson, Baldwin, Barrett, Bates, Blair, Boggs, Brewer, Butler, Byrd, Capito, Caputo, Cooper, Cowles, Criss, Dean, Deem, Diserio, Eldridge, Ellington, Espinosa, A. Evans,  E. Evans, Fast, Ferro, Fleischauer, Fluharty, Folk, N. Foster, G. Foster, Frich, Gearheart, Hamilton, Hamrick, Hanshaw, Harshbarger, Hartman, Hicks, Higginbotham, Hill, Hollen, Hornbuckle, Householder, Howell, Iaquinta, Isner, Kelly, Kessinger, Lane, Lewis, Longstreth, Love, Lovejoy, Lynch,  Marcum, Martin, Maynard, McGeehan, Miley, C. Miller, R.Miller, Moore, Moye, Nelson,  O’Neal, Overington, Paynter, Pethtel, Phillips, Pushkin, Pyles, Queen, Robinson, Rodighiero, Rohorbach, C. Romine, R. Romine, Rowan, Rowe, Shott, Sobonya, Sponaugle, Statler, Storch, Summers, Sypolt, Thompson, Upson, Wagner, Walters, Ward, Westfall, White, Williams, Wilson,  and Zatezalo)



Honoring and memorializing the life of Gerald "Jerry" L. Crosier, former member of the West Virginia House of Delegates, Sheriff of Monroe County and Sergeant in the United States Army.

Whereas, Delegate Gerald "Jerry" L. Crosier was born December 11, 1933 in Union, the son of retired Game Warden, Virgil “Cap” and Mabel Shaver Crosier. He graduated from Union High School and served in the U.S. Army; and

Whereas, Delegate Crosier retired from the Department of Natural Resources as a Conservation Officer at the rank of Sergeant, after 26 years of service. He also served as past President of the Union Rotary Club, past Little League Coach of the Blue Sox, Elder of the Union Presbyterian Church and President of the Monroe County Building Commission; and

Whereas, Delegate Crosier also served as Sheriff of Monroe County for eight years; and

Whereas, Delegate Crosier ably represented the 26th District of the House of Delegates for 10 years. While in the House, Delegate Crosier received an award for his outstanding work in the Legislature with Emergency Services in the state and secured over $2 million in funding for organizations in his district. In 2011, Delegate Crosier was awarded Outstanding Democrat for Monroe County; and he received the Distinguished West Virginian Award in 2012 from Governor Tomblin; and

Whereas, Delegate Crosier passed away on April 23, 2016 at Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital, Roanoke, Virginia, and left behind his wife of 56 years, Margie Hanifin Crosier; two daughters, Erin Netzel and husband Norbert of Union, and Kelly Crosier of Union, one son, Sean Crosier and wife Twila of Union; three sisters, Jean Nichols of Union, Shirley Neel and husband Jack of Union, and Sandra Sue Parker and husband Dick of Stuarts Draft, Virginia two brothers, Robert “Bob” Crosier and wife Mary of Grandview, and William “Bill” Crosier of Union, and eight grandchildren and four great grandchildren; and

Whereas, Following funeral services on April 29, 2016 at the Union Presbyterian Church in Union, with Nancy Bulla and Pastor Gene Fullen officiating, Delegate Crosier was laid to rest in private ceremony on the family farm; therefore, be it

Resolved by the House of Delegates:

That the members of the House of Delegates hereby honor and memorialize one of its own, Delegate Gerald "Jerry" L. Crosier, and remembers that he leaves behind a lasting imprint of his honorable service to his state, his district and his home county; and, be it

Further Resolved, That the Clerk of the House of Delegates prepare a certified copy of this resolution for his surviving family.

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