American Veteran 02

Pfc. Louis Nelson Crosby


Pfc. Louis Nelson Crosby who has been missing in action since Dec. 1, 1950, will be coming home and laid to rest with full military honors. 

A graveside service will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Wednesday, August 18, 2021, at Crestlawn Memorial Gardens, 4830 Columbia Rd, Orangeburg, which would have been his 89th birthday.

A viewing will be held from 10:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M. on Tuesday, August 17, 2021 at Thompson Funeral Home Chapel, 1012 Whitman Street in Orangeburg.

Pfc. Crosby was born on August 18, 1932.  He was the son of the late Ernest B. Crosby and the late Maggie Lucille Thomas Crosby.  He served his country by joining the United States Army at a very young age.  He fought in the Korean War where he was reported missing in action and presumed dead at the young age of 18.  He was predeceased by his parents; brothers, Eugene, Herbert, J.P., Ben, Otis, and Harold Crosby and a sister, Ruth Crosby Bonnett.

Survivors include his brother and sister-in-law, Henry Crosby, Sr. (Margaret) and numerous nieces and nephews.

Memorials may be made to Wall of Remembrance, c/o Lewis R. Vaughn, Fund raising Committee at 623 Ashley Commons Ct. Greer, SC 29651.

Pfc. Louis Nelson Crosby will forever be a hero that gave his life while serving his country.  Welcome Home!



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Graveside Service
August 18, 2021

11:00 AM
Crestlawn Memorial Gardens
4830 Columbia Road
Orangeburg, SC 29115

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