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“I was so sorry to hear of Toby's death. He was a special young man, and a dear cousin. All of the Crockers have been special to me and it...Read More »
1 of 15 | Posted by: Donna Haury - Cuyahoga Falls, OH

“Dear Crocker family I am so sorry for your loss. I appreciated Toby's friendship over the years as did many others. The world has lost a wonderful...Read More »
2 of 15 | Posted by: Joan Hegedus Vanderground - OH

“So very sorry to hear of Toby's passing. so many great memories when we were children, picnics, family reunions and spending the night or visits with...Read More »
3 of 15 | Posted by: Ginger Engle - LaQuinta, CA

“Toby was one of my favorite people to work with. We worked hard and ALWAYS laughed the day away together. I will miss him and will always cherish...Read More »
4 of 15 | Posted by: Chris and Becky Murphy - OH

“Toby, you were a great guy in school and a wonderful man after. Loveland miss you, Rev. Beverly J. MoekleTrixienorth. ”
5 of 15 | Posted by: Beverly Moekle - Honolulu, HI

“Toby is a great friend to many, and will be missed dearly at Half Pint Saloon. Thanks for being my friend Mr. Crocker. O-H --- I-O! ”
6 of 15 | Posted by: Amy Lane - Waterloo, IA - Friend

“So very sorry for the Crocker family loss. ”
7 of 15 | Posted by: Gayle (Tuckerman) Ganoe - OH

“Ohio visits won't be the same without you 53...I love you Uncle Toby, until we meet again. ”
8 of 15 | Posted by: Stephanie Crocker Frampton - UT

“My thoughts and prayers go out to all the surviving Crocker family in this time of loss. Traci was one of my best friends from the time I moved to...Read More »
9 of 15 | Posted by: Cindy Joy-Rodgers - Spotsylvania, VA

“Toby was an awesome person with an infectious laugh and smile. He will be greatly missed. Thoughts and prayers to all. ”
10 of 15 | Posted by: Kelli Smith (Ray) - Friend

“Godspeed Toby,you will be missed by many. Until we meet again my friend. Love,Nikki ”
11 of 15 | Posted by: Nikki Sanzone - Flagler Beach, FL

“We all will miss that beautiful smile. Rest peacefully Toby. ”
12 of 15 | Posted by: LEE MCMULLEN - Diamond, OH

“What can we say about the man we knew.Toby you'll be missed by many ”
13 of 15 | Posted by: Stephen Haas - Mogadore, OH

“I always loved the entire Crocker family- Toby was one of the nicest guys in high school. Sending lots of love to the family. ”
14 of 15 | Posted by: Marilyn Frazier - Cuyahoga Falls, OH

“Thoughts and prayer for the family and friends. He was a amazing friend and all around great person. Gone but Never forgotten. West meets East. Rest...Read More »
15 of 15 | Posted by: Brandi Burkhardt - Waterloo, IA


Toby James Crocker, 60, of Kent, died Tuesday, June 13, 2017, at Hospice Of Western Reserve in Medina, after courageously battling pancreatic cancer.

He was born June 8, 1957 in Ravenna, to the late Carl M. and Mary E. (Dawes) Crocker.

He taught us to love unconditionally, touching the hearts of all he met. He will be missed dearly and forever remembered for his infectious smile and great love of life.

He is survived by sons, Kasey (Brooke) Crocker of Kent, and Tyler (Rachel) Crocker of Parma; daughter, Brandi (Matthew) Svoboda of Denver, CO; grandchildren, Ivy, Calder, Ethan, and Emery; brothers, Tim (Kathy) Crocker of Kent, Tom (Judy) Crocker of Kent, Ted (Carolyn) Crocker of Kent, Todd (Linda) Crocker of Kent; and sister, Traci Biltz of Kent. He was preceded in death by his daughter, Carlie Crocker; sister, Terri Crocker; and brother-in-law, Bo Biltz.

Calling hours will be held 5-8 PM Friday, June 16 at Bissler & Sons Funeral Home in Kent. Burial will be held at Standing Rock Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to www.standup2cancer.org, and Hospice of Medina County, hospicewr.org/medina, 5075 Windfall Rd., Medina, OH 44256.

Long Live Tobyfest.