James Glenn ‘Butch’ Crosby

Published 9:54 pm Thursday, October 12, 2017

Funeral services for James Glenn “Butch” Crosby, of Bogue Chitto, are Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017, at 11 a.m. at Calvary Baptist Church in Bogue Chitto. Harrigill Funeral Home in Brookhaven is in charge of arrangements.

Visitation will be today, Oct. 13, 2017, from 6 until 8:30 p.m. at the funeral home and will continue Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017, from 10 a.m. until time of service at the church.

Mr. Crosby, 73, died Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2017, at his residence. He was born Feb. 3, 1944, to Henry and Maude Crosby. After graduating high school, he joined the U.S. Army and moved to Natchez where he was employed by Armstrong Tire and Rubber Company for 17 years. He pursued a career in truck driving until retirement. He also enjoyed hunting and loved the outdoors.

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He was a member of Bouge Chitto Masonic Lodge and Calvary Baptist Church in Bogue Chitto.

Preceding him in death are his parents; brothers, Henry “Sonny” Crosby, Lamar Crosby, John W. Crosby and Gerald “Jerry” Crosby; sisters, Audrey Mae Wright, Addie Fay Dixon, Imogene Falvey and his twin sister, Lynn Reeves.

Survivors are his wife of 52 years, Bobbie Kimble Crosby; son, Robert Crosby and wife Andrea, of Walker, Louisiana; daughters, Sherry Crosby Wells and husband Keith, Melinda Crosby Weeks and husband Danny, Angela Crosby and partner Larry Gamberi, all of Natchez; grandchildren, Chris Wells and wife Heather, of Odessa, Texas, Alicia Wells, of Natchez, Austin Weeks and wife Samantha; great-grandchildren, Callen Cole Weeks, of Roxie, and  Sofia, Sterling, Scarlett, Sylas, Steven and Stella Layne Wells, of Odessa, Texas; sister, Edwina Allen and husband Melvin, of Bogue Chitto; a number of nieces, and nephews and a special friend Bobby Richardson.

Pallbearers are Scott Reeves, Chris Wells, Timmy Dixon, Chris Wright, Greg Allen, Randall Allen, Matthew Elkins and Ricky Crosby.

Honorary pallbearers are Melvin Reeves, Melvin Allen, Denver Kimble, Calvin Kimble, Houston Kimble and Danny Porter.