Columbus "C.J." Crocker

Belton – Columbus Junior “C.J.” Crocker, 84, husband of Daisy Ellen Holloway Crocker, of Mt Bethel School Road, passed away Wednesday, November 3, 2021 at his home.


Born in Hartwell GA, he was a son of the late Ira Columbus and Vesta Risner Crocker. He was a veteran of the US Army. He worked at Orr Mill for a number of years and was retired from White Jones in Anderson.

Surviving in addition to his loving wife of 63 years of the home are: two sons, Joey (Lisa) Crocker of Belton and Calvin Crocker of Anderson; his daughter, Patricia (Jack) Bagwell of Belton; fifteen grandchildren; and fourteen great-grandchildren.

Mr. Crocker was preceded in death by his parents; his brother, Asa Matthew Crocker; and his sister, Annie Pearl Campbell.

Funeral services will be held at 3 P.M. Sunday, November 7, 2021 at Garden of Memories with Rev. Eddie Crocker and Rev. E. Howard Steen officiating.

The family is at the home and will receive friends from 1:30 – 2:30 P.M. Sunday at Pruitt Funeral Home. The family request memorials be made to Homestead Hospice, 103 Venture Court, Greenwood, SC 29649. Messages of condolence may be made to the family at

Service Details

  • Date: Sunday, November 7, 2021
  • Time: 3 P.M.
  • Place: Garden of Memories
  • Visitation: 1:30 - 2:30 P.M. Sunday at Pruitt Funeral Home
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