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Denver Dale Crumpler
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Birth: Aug. 17, 1912
Columbia County
Arkansas, USA
Death: Mar. 21, 1957
DeKalb County
Georgia, USA

Southern Gospel tenor singer. Crumpler started his professional career with the Stamps Melody Boys in the mid-1930s. In 1938, he joined the Rangers Quartet and help make it one of the top Southern Gospel quartets in the country.

Crumpler moved to the Statesmen Quartet in 1953, completing what many consider "the perfect quartet", along with Jake Hess, Doy Ott, James "Big Chief" Wetherington, and Hovie Lister. Some of Crumpler's signature songs with the Statemen were "Old Fashioned Love", "My God is Real", and "I Have a Desire".

Denver Crumpler died suddenly at the age of 44 due to complications of diabetes.

Crumpler was inducted into the Gospel Music Association Hall of Fame in 1973 and was a member of the initial set of inductees to the Southern Gospel Music Association Hall of Fame in 1997. 
Family links: 
  Frank Iley Crumpler (1872 - 1936)
  Pennie Eugenia Rogers Crumpler (1877 - 1968)
  Charlie Theodore Crumpler (1895 - 1972)*
  Houston Ellry Crumpler (1898 - 1955)*
  Hudson Iley Crumpler (1902 - 1960)*
  Marcus Albert Crumpler (1906 - 1987)*
  Lilla May Crumpler Gunnels (1910 - 1926)*
  Denver Dale Crumpler (1912 - 1957)
*Calculated relationship
Won't we be happy in Heaven
Village Cemetery
Columbia County
Arkansas, USA
Created by: Hank Gillette
Record added: Jun 01, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 53122593
Denver Dale Crumpler
Added by: 455th AAA Historian
Denver Dale Crumpler
Added by: Hank Gillette
Denver Dale Crumpler
Added by: Hank Gillette
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Rest in Peace!
- 455th AAA Historian
 Added: Aug. 6, 2015
Still miss you and the greatest Iris Tenor Voice ever.
- Bob Kelley
 Added: Jun. 3, 2014
Thank you for sharing the wonderful gift of your voice with all the world. Your time with the Statesmen quartet was too brief - but, oh so sweet!
- Sandra McMillan Cox
 Added: Sep. 7, 2013
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