Jan. 3, 1952 – Feb. 13, 2021
Roosevelt Crumedy was born Jan. 3, 1952, in Marion County, to Alfred and Virgie Crumedy. He was baptized at Mount Bethel Missionary Baptist Church in Walthall County. He died March 3, 2021, at Asbury Hospice House.
He attended Friendship and J.J. Gulledge high schools. After graduating high school, he attended Prentiss Institute (JC) and Mississippi Industrial College. He graduated college with a bachelor degree in political science (pre-law).
Roosevelt possessed teaching certifications in Mississippi and in Michigan. He taught school in Detroit. He also worked in the Gulf Coast oil fields.
He loved watching cartoons, reading, writing poetry, horseback riding, playing tennis, playing baseball, playing bass guitar, singing a good laugh, and music.
He was married and later divorced in the early 90’s.
He was the fifth of seven children. His parents, two sisters, Elgie and Alfredia and one brother, W.C. preceded him in death. Survivors are three siblings: one brother Josiah, two sisters Cozetta (Nathaniel) and Cathern (Emanuel), and one uncle, Oliver.
Interment was in Tylertown Cemetery II.
Washington Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.