He was a longtime coach and manager at Valley Little League and Senior League, and was organizer and manager of the Big League and Adult League.
He loved spending time with his family and grandchildren.
He is survived by his wife of 44 years, Linda Rae Shingleton Crone of Leitersburg; daughter, Judith Anne Warren and her husband, Eric, and their sons, Corey, David and Austin, of Hagerstown; son, Heath Daniel Crone and his wife, Laurie, and their sons, Riley and Brody, of Mercersburg, Pa.; son, Brett Daniel Crone and his wife, Nicole, and their daughter, Jordyn, of Greencastle, Pa.; sister, Deb Cantler of Hagerstown; sister-in-law, Susi Rose of Bridgewater, Va.; best friend, Donald Ernst of Hagerstown; aunts; uncles; cousins; nephew; nieces; and many other close friends, including John McConnell and his wife, Shelly, and their son, Peyton; and his beloved yellow lab, Molly.
A memorial service will be held at Osborne Funeral Home, 425 S. Conococheague St., Williamsport, Friday, Aug. 20, 2010, at 6:30 p.m. with Dr. Renee Mackey officiating. The family will receive friends immediately following the service until 9 p.m. Burial will be at the convenience of the family.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Covenant Presbyterian Church, 11833 Green Hill Drive, Hagerstown, MD 21742; Washington County Commission on Aging, 140 W. Franklin St., Hagerstown, MD 21740; or a charity of one's choice.
Online condolences may be made to the family at http://www.osbornefuneralhome.net.