Thomas Earl Crosby

Thomas Earl Crosby, 82, of 2682 Oxen Run, Temple Hills, MD, passed away Saturday, September 9, in Forestville Health and Rehabilitation Center, Forestville, Maryland. He was born in Gaffney and was a son of the late James and Syvelia Butler Crosby.

Thomas was a graduate of Granard High School, a veteran of the U.S. Army, and a member of Covenant Baptist Church in Washington, D.C.

Surviving are: his wife, Inez Boyd Crosby; brother of Willie Crosby (Annie G.) of Gaffney, Gordon Crosby (Dorothy) of Wellford, SC, Vincent Crosby (Jane) of Blacksburg, Elaine White of Spartanburg, Laura Crosby, Carrie Foster, and Judy Belcher, all of Gaffney; godchildren, Da Lacy, Derrick Anderson, Jr., Cydney Anderson, Latisha Bentley (Wikie); a host of nieces and nephews.

Services will be Saturday, 1:00 p.m., in The Gilmore Mortuary Chapel with Dr. Michael A. Bridges officiating and Barry F. Crosby, eulogist.

The family is at the home of Judy Horton Belcher, 609 Hetty Hill Street.

The Gilmore Mortuary