Eddie Dean Crossen, 52, of Hope died Nov. 29, 2018 at  IU Methodist Hospital.

He was employed at Toyota as an associate.

Born Oct.1, 1966 in Ashland, Ohio, Eddie was the son of Dale and Nyla Bowman Crossen.

He is survived by children, Mark (Ally) Crossen of Hope, Justin Crossen of Columbus, Cheri Crossen of Columbus and Connor Crossen of Cincinnati, OH; a grandson, Easton Crossen; siblings, Rick (Kim) Crossen of Florida and Melanie (Wayne Jay) Heffelfinger of Perrysville, OH and a special friend, Heather Ozbun of Hope.

Eddie’s funeral will be Wednesday at 12:00 p.m. at Norman Funeral Home in Hope. Visitation will be Wednesday from 10:00 a.m. until service time at the funeral home. Cremation will follow.

Memorial contributions may be donated to DSI in Columbus.

Eddie was an avid Ohio State fan and enjoyed coaching baseball and playing softball when his children were younger..

Eddie was preceded in death by his parents and grandma, Freda Bowman.

Online condolences may be expressed to the Crossen family at www.normanfuneralhome.net.