Ambrose Henry Easterby, Jr.

April 23, 1932April 12, 2018

Ambrose H. Easterby, Jr., 85, of Greenville, SC, died on Thursday April 12, 2018 peacefully at his home surrounded by his family.

"Am" was born on April 23, 1932 in Greenwood, SC and moved immediately with his parents to Greenville. He was the only child of Nell Wharton Easterby and Ambrose H. Easterby, Sr. Am was a lifelong resident of Greenville and loved his community. He graduated from Greenville High School in 1950, where he lettered in football and golf. Am was an avid supporter of Clemson University, academics and athletics. He graduated from Clemson College, Class of 1954. At Clemson, Am was a four year letterman as a member of the golf team. He was a proud member of the Block C Club and a member of IPTAY for over 50 years.

Am spent his career in the automobile industry. First, as Vice President of Easterby Motor Company (A.H. Easterby Dodge) and later with Sitton Buick Motors. He was a lifelong member of Buncombe Street United Methodist Church, in the Roundtable Sunday School class.

Am was an avid outdoorsman. He loved playing golf, fishing, and hunting. Am was an expert marksman, winning the World Skeet Shooting Championship in 1965.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his devoted wife Amanda C. (Mandy) Easterby, and his son, Ambrose H. Easterby, III.

Am leaves behind an adoring family and a wide circle of friends. He is survived by his son Capers A. Easterby, daughter Elliott E. Crudup (Jody), son Samuel A. Easterby (Lesia), granddaughters Whitney E. Neal (Frank), Pearce C. Scales (McLain), Eliza Ambrose Easterby, Samantha A. Easterby and Alice Alston Crudup, one grandson Capers Adams Easterby, Jr., great grandson Jax Neal, and a special friend Millie M. Poole of Spartanburg, SC.

Following a private family burial, the family will have a celebration of life service on Tuesday, April 17 in the main sanctuary at Buncombe Street United Methodist Church at 11:00 am. The family will receive friends immediately following the service in the church’s Orders Parlor.

In lieu of flowers, gifts can be made in honor of Ambrose H. Easterby, Jr. to the Clemson University Foundation, Attn: Connie Gilreath, P.O. Box 1529, Clemson, SC 29633 for the renovation of the golf facility.


  • Ambrose Henry Easterby, Sr., Father
  • Nell Wharton Easterby, Mother
  • Amanda C. (Mandy) Easterby, Wife
  • Ambrose H. Easterby III, Son
  • Capers A. Easterby, Son
  • Elliott E. Crudup, Daughter
  • Jody Crudup, Son-in-law
  • Samuel A. Easterby, Son
  • Lesia Easterby, Daughter-in-law
  • Whitney E. Neal, Granddaughter
  • Frank Neal, Grandson-in-law
  • Pearce C. Scales, Granddaughter
  • McLain Scales, Grandson-in-law
  • Eliza Ambrose Easterby, Granddaughter
  • Samantha A. Easterby, Granddaughter
  • Alice Alston Crudup, Granddaughter
  • Capers Adams Easterby, Jr., Grandson
  • Jax Neal, Great Grandson
  • Millie M. Poole, Special Friend

  • The Staff of Mackey Funerals and Cremations at Century Drive

  • Clemson University Foundation - Attn: Connie Gilreath


  • Celebration of Life Service Tuesday, April 17, 2018
  • Visitation Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Ambrose Henry Easterby, Jr.

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Bill Sargent

April 15, 2018

I grew up with Ambrose at Buncombe Street and thru school. I will miss his many stories.

Tommy Suber

April 15, 2018

Sorry for your loss. Tommy Suber. Clemson Golf 1968-71.

Marks Arnold

April 14, 2018

May God's grace comfort each and everyone of you.
I will always remember Ambrose from Greenville High School days.

Marks Arnold
Greer, SC

Tom Marchant

April 14, 2018

My sympathy to the family. Am had a 'storied life' in Greenville and will remembered for his 'community involvement'. Respectfully+, Tom Marchant III

379 Golden Bear Drive, J-2, Pawleys Island, SC 29585