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Crosby Walcott Davey was born in Manchester, Jamaica, child of Louise and Vernal Davey. Crosby attended school in Nazareth, Jamaica. After leaving school he went to Mandeville where he studied Auto Mechanic and Auto Repair. With the request of his employer in Jamaica, he accompanied his employer to work in England at British Leland Motor where he continued his studies in T.V. and radio repair. He spent 12 years in England and at that time he was drafted into the Army. After resigning from British Leland, he was employed at Wednesbury Auto Body and Mechanics. He immigrated to Canada where he partnered with Wimpy Auto Body. Soon after he ventured on his own, he became owner and operator of Davey Auto Body for 44 years. His place of business was a sanctuary for some, a rescue for most and a place to learn for others. Crosby was a hard-working individual. He loved his work, loved people, loved life and most of all his family dearly. Our father passed away peacefully, with his wife by his side while holding his hand.
Left to cherish his memory are his wife Louise Davey, his children, Ann, Paul (Lisa), and Phyllis (Joseph), grandchildren, Jazmin, John, Angela, and Brendan.

Rest in Peace brother man!!

A celebration of Crosby's life will be held at 2:00 p.m., Monday, September 19, 2022 at Glen Lawn Funeral Home, 455 Lagimodiere Blvd. Burial will follow at Glen Lawn Cemetery.

Family and friends may sign a
book of condolence at

Glen Lawn Funeral Home

As published in Winnipeg Free Press on Sep 17, 2022

Condolences & Memories (6 entries)

  • Our heartfelt condolences on the transition of Crosby. Paul cherished both his parents so much and we were blessed to meet Louise & Crosby a few times when they visited their son and his family. The memory of the righteous is forever blessed. Sending our prayers to Louise and the rest of the family. - Posted by: Femi & Remi Ogunrinde (Friends of Paul & Lisa) on: Sep 23, 2022

  • Condolences to Louise and family. I worked with Louise many years ago. She spoke of her family often. - Posted by: Jackie Brookes (Former coworker) on: Sep 20, 2022

  • My condolences to Louise and their family. Mr. Davey was sure a very gentle soul. May his soul rest in peace. - Posted by: Roland Headley (Friend) on: Sep 19, 2022

  • My Condolences to Louise and families, I am praying for you 🙏 all that the Lord will put his loving arms around you and comfort you at this time and always - Posted by: Cynthia Davy (Family friend ) on: Sep 18, 2022

  • So sorry to hear of Crosby’s passing. My condolences Louise and to the family. Crosby was the hardest working man that I knew. He loved his family and had a heart of gold. He will be missed. - Posted by: George Combiadakis (Friend) on: Sep 17, 2022

  • I was a neighbor of Crosbys on Marwood Cres. He was a fine gentleman and always positive. Rip my friend. - Posted by: Cal thorsteinson (Former neighbor. ) on: Sep 17, 2022

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