James retired from the United States Air Force as a Senior Master Sergeant. He was the director of purchasing and plant facilities service manager for Hanley Dawson Enterprises.
He was preceded in death by his parents, James F. and Vernile, nee Williams, Crosby; and his sister, Mary Alicia Vandersee.
He is survived by his loving wife of 62 years, Marcella L. “Sally” Crosby, whom he married on May 2, 1960.
Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.rennerfh.com.
Funeral: Graveside services with military honors will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, December 28, 2022, at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, St. Louis, MO, with Deacon Corby Valentine officiating.