Michael Wade Crosswell, 39, of Blowing Rock, passed away Wednesday, March 3, 2021 at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center.

Michael was born February 27, 1982 in Watauga County. He was a wood worker, enjoyed hiking and loved gardening.

He is survived by his father and mother, Joe and Martha Crosswell of Boone; his three children whom he loved dearly and was the center of his life, Lillie, Jake and Mikey Crosswell, all of Boone; one sister, Carol Ann Whitley and husband Chad of Elkin; one niece, Autumn Whitley and one nephew, Gabe Whitley both of Elkin and his girlfriend, Mary Margaret O’Brien of Boone. He is also survived by a number of cousins.

He was preceded in death by his maternal-grandparents, Wade and Elizabeth Coffey and his paternal-grandparents, Gower and Jane Crosswell

A memorial service for Michael Wade Crosswell was conducted, Sunday, March 7, 2021 at Trinity Baptist Church at 2 p.m. Pastor Nathan Caparolie officiated.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Trinity Baptist Church for Michael’s children, 7186 Old 421 S, Deep Gap, NC 28618.

Online condolences may be sent to the Crosswell family at

Hampton Funeral and Cremation Service is in charge of the arrangements.

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