Tuesday, August 12, 2014
Sherman Croskey, Salters - Funeral services for Sherman Croskey, conducted by the Rev. Carl Shaw, were held Thursday, July 24, 2014, at Promiseland Missionary Baptist Church of Greeleyville. Burial, directed by Henryhand Funeral Home, followed at the National Cemetery of Florence. Mr. Croskey died Friday, July 18, 2014, at Tideland Community Hospice House of Georgetown. He was born April 10, 1921, in Salters, the son of the late Jeff and Mary Emma Croskey. He enlisted in the United States Army at an early age, where he served his country proudly. He was a World War II veteran; his decorations and citations consisted of the American Theater and World War II Victory Ribbon. Upon his return home, he became employed with the Seacoast Railroad System until retirement.
Survivors are: six daughters, Lizzie Mae Horseford (Lennox) and Venus McClary, both of Salters; Mary Ann Canty (Kenneth) of Greeleyville; Sandy Coldwell of Manning; and Celia Mae Croskey and Brenda Croskey Dukes, both of Columbia; two sons, Stanley Causwell of Salters; and Jeff Causwell of Richmond, Virginia; two he reared as his own, Freddy Causwell (Lila) of Columbia; and Jerome Causwell of Greeleyville; three sisters, Mary and Dorothy Croskey, both of Salters; and Ivory McDonald (Joseph) of Jersey City, New Jersey; two brothers, Samuel Croskey of Salters; and Allen Croskey of Brentwood, Maryland; 17 grandchildren, two of the home Delicia Croskey and Tatyana Canty; and three great-grandchildren, one of the home, Payton Croskey.