Obituary for James P. Crowther Jr.|
Published in The Times-News,
Burlington, NC on Sept. 12, 2015.
Rev. James P. "Jim" Crowther Jr, 82, passed away at Pardee
Hospital on September 9th, 2015. Jim was born in New York City, New York,
to the late Comm. James and Charlotte Rollard-Crowther. He attended the St.
Andrews School for middle and high school in Manchester Tennessee. Upon
graduation he attended Florida State University, where he played tennis and
graduated with a degree in Arts and Science. After completing his degree at
Florida State University, he attended Sewanee School of Divinity in
Sewanee, TN. Jim was trained as a medical missionary at Harvard University
and served as a missionary in West Africa during the 1950's. He was an avid
tennis enthusiast and served as an official referee in the U.S. Open in New
York City. In Addition to his ministry duties, he served at head tennis
coach and assistant football coach at Christ Church Episcopal School in
Greensboro, NC. During his years in the ministry he served in many churches
in the Dioseis of South Carolina and Georgia. Rev. Crowther is survived by
a niece Leslie Saunders of Kamas, Utah.