Friends, Family Celebrate Life Of NC Man Killed In Orlando Shooting

STATESVILLE, NC– “I just thank God for the time he gave us Tevin he was just amazing ” said Early Crosby, father of Orlando Shooting Victim Tevin Crosby.

Tevin Crosby’s parents gathered with family, friends and even co workers of son Tevin Crosby, killed while visiting friends in Orlando. There were tears but also laughter.
“I am really hurting but actually I feel good to know my son was loved by so many ” said Crosby’s Mother, Lisa.
Friends who grew up with Tevin in Statesville came to support his parents and two siblings.
Crosby’s childhood friend, Jordan said, ” He was just so sweet and caring for everyone no matter gender whatever it doesn’t matter it was a senseless killing and he was such a great person”
Tevin was living in Michigan, but he stopped in Orlando Saturday for a quick visit with friends. He had just left his home here in Statesville where he saw his niece and nephew graduate. His parents say that visit was priceless.

“It was amazing just to spend that day we went to the mall that was the last time I ever seen him alive , I just thank God I got that opportunity.”

” It hurts but knowing we got to spend a few days with him before he left and we just think about the good memories we had together”

As that is what they celebrate today as they release him to the heavens surrounded by love and support.
“We just asking everyone to continue praying for us as we get through the rest of this” ;18
“You never know how much you make an impact on someone until they’re gone.” said Jordan Darthy, a childhood friend of Crosby’s.
“He was just so sweet and caring for everyone no matter gender whatever it doesn’t matter it was a senseless killing and he was such a great person.”
“Just hard for the family; just wanted to show up and support.”
“I am really hurting but actually I feel good to know my son was loved by so many.” said Lisa Crosby.
“I didn’t really know my son had that much recognition which really means a lot to us too.”
“We just asking everyone to continue praying for us as we get through the rest of this.”

“I just thank God for the time he gave us Tevin he was just amazing.”

“It was amazing just to spend that day we went to the mall that was the last time I ever seen him alive , I just thank God I got that opportunity.”