James Crosby, 90 - Travelers Rest

James Crosby, 90 - Travelers Rest

James Robert Crosby, 90, passed away October 4, 2021.

Born in Clinton, SC, he was a son of the late K.D. and Ruth Cauble Crosby. Mr. Crosby served in the US Airforce and was a member of Berea First Baptist Church. Jim was an incredible salesman for State Farm Insurance for over thirty years and was a member of the State Farm Insurance Presidents Club since 1984. He served on the Travelers Rest City Council from 1969-1971, and on the advisory board for Southern Bank & Trust and First Union Bank for over twenty years. Jim was a member of the American Trail Rider Association where he enjoyed riding horseback, an Eagle Scout, a 3rd degree Mason with Ebenezer Masonic Lodge, and an 18th degree Scottish Rite. In the later years of his life, he enjoyed bird- watching.

Surviving are his wife: Frances Carolyn Tate Crosby; one daughter: Terri Bennett (Bob); two brothers: Kenneth Crosby (Catheryn) and Stanley Crosby (Mary Kay); one sister: Peggy Short; three grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

Mr. Crosby was predeceased by one son: James Michael Crosby.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Audubon Society of South Carolina 125 Wappoo Creek Dr. Building G, Suite 214, Charleston, SC 29412.

Funeral service will be private. The service will be Live-streamed October 14, 2021 beginning at 12:50 p.m. Entombment will be in Woodlawn Memorial Park.

Online condolences may be expressed here.

The Howze Mortuary in Travelers Rest is in charge of the arrangements. (864) 834-8051.