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James Crothers

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James W. Crothers - SAVANNAH - James W. Crothers, age 92, died August 23, 2014 at his home in Savannah. Jim was formerly from Hopkinsville, Kentucky; Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin; and Watertown, South Dakota. Jim was born and raised in Watertown, South Dakota. After graduating from high school, he graduated from Curtis-Wright Technical Institute in Glendale, California and received a degree in aeronautical engineering, which he used to work on the B-29 bomber at Boeing Airplane Company in Seattle early in World War II. He later enlisted in the Army Signal Corps, Alaska Communication System and spent the remainder of the War in the Aleutian Islands and mainland Alaska. After the war, Mr. Crothers completed an advanced engineering degree at South Dakota State University and worked for several companies before ending his career with the Roper Corporation here in Savannah. He is survived by his daughters, Lynne Williams of Douglasville, Georgia and Dr. Martha Crothers of Carbondale, Illinois. He was an avid golfer, being a member of LaVida County Club for over 30 years. Mr. Crothers will be cremated and join his beloved wife Joyce in the family plot in beautiful Mt. Hope Cemetery in Watertown, South Dakota. Please sign our online guestbook at www.foxandweeks.com Savannah Morning News August 25, 2014 Please sign our Obituary Guest Book at savannahnow.com/obituaries.
Published in Savannah Morning News on Aug. 25, 2014
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