Rev. James W. Crocker (1923 - 2014)

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Rev. James W. Crocker

"Preacher Crocker"

Boiling Springs

Rev. James W. Crocker, 91, of Boiling Springs, SC, died Wednesday, August 20, 2014, at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center. Born June 8, 1923, in Union County, he was the son of the late William Johnson and Annie Thelma Shirley Crocker.

Preacher Crocker served in ministry for over 70 years as active minister of Pacolet Mills Baptist Church, Boiling Springs First Baptist Church, and Fairview Baptist Church in Greer. He also served as interim pastor for more than 20 churches. He was a graduate of Union High School, North Greenville University, Furman University, Southern Baptist Seminary, and received his doctorate from North Greenville University.

Visitation will be 5:00-8:00 PM Saturday, August 23, 2014, at First Baptist Church, 3600 Boiling Springs Rd., Boiling Springs, SC 29316. Funeral services will be conducted at 2:00 PM Sunday, August 24, 2014, at First Baptist Church-Boiling Springs. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the James & Vera Crocker Scholarship Fund, c/o North Greenville University, PO Box 1892, Tigerville, SC 29688.

An online guest register is available at

Floyd's Boiling Springs Chapel, 4161 Hwy 9 North

Funeral Home
The J. F. Floyd Mortuary, Crematory & Cemeteries
235 North Church Street Spartanburg, SC 29306
(864) 582-5451
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Published in The Greenville News on Aug. 22, 2014
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