James E. Crosby

February 12, 1953 — June 23, 2022

James E. Crosby

James E. Crosby, 71, of Albany, GA, died June 23, 2022 at his residence.  Memorial services will be held Sunday, June 26, 2022 at 3:00 pm at Mathews Funeral Home.  Rev. Jake Williams will officiate.  His cremains will be interred on his family’s lot in Zion Grove Cemetery.

James was born on February 12, 1951 in Moultrie, GA to Willie and Flossie Crosby.  He grew up in Moultrie and graduated from Colquitt County High School.  James lived in Albany all of his adult life and retired from Proctor and Gamble in 1997 after thirty-six years on the job.  He was a member of Zion Grove Assembly of God Church and was a NASCAR fan and Dale Earnhardt Sr. and Jr. were his favorite drivers.  James enjoyed hunting, riding his Harley and spending time with his Grandbabies. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his daughter, Mollie Crosby.

Survivors include his daughters, Robin Crackel of Lehigh Acres, FL and Carla (John) Braswell of Athens, GA, his fiancée, Rebecca Weldon of Albany, GA, his step-children, Mandy (Jack) Gregory of Moultrie, GA, Brandy (Scott) Pettis and Larry Weldon all of Albany, GA and Kristy Weldon of Moultrie, GA, four grandchildren, seven step-grandchildren, one great-grandchild, four brothers, four sisters, and special friends, Pepe (Jill) Johnson, Tim (Jan) Burnett and Willie Williams.

The family will receive friends Sunday from 2:00 pm until 3:00 pm at Mathews Funeral Home.

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