Robert Gerald "Jerry" Croom

Funeral services for Mr. Robert Gerald (Jerry) Croom, 78, of North Augusta, S.C., who died Aug. 11, 2013, were conducted Thursday, Aug. 15, at First Baptist Church of North Augusta. Dr. Randy Cooper officiated.

Mr. Croom, who grew up in Youngstown, Fla., graduated from Bay High School Class of 1952 and from the University of Florida. He had resided in North Augusta for the past 52 years, retiring from Westinghouse at the Savannah River Site.

Survivors include his wife, Ruth; son, Robert Croom (Donna); daughters, Karen Bickley (Donnie) and Diane Burch (Greg); six grandchildren, Warren, Jeffrey, Jason, Meredith, Tyler and Ali; and sister, Mary Jo Gay.
Published in Panama City News Herald on Aug. 20, 2013