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Sidney Eugene “Gene” Crews

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Sidney Eugene “Gene” Crews

Birth
Hilliard, Nassau County, Florida, USA
Death
16 Dec 2013 (aged 84)
Florida, USA
Burial
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SIDNEY EUGENE "GENE" CREWS
June 20, 1929 - December 16, 2013
Funeral services for Sidney Eugene "Gene" Crews will be held at 11:00 AM Saturday, December 21, 2013 at First Baptist Church of Baldwin with Pastor Chris Drum officiating. The interment will immediately follow in Mill Creek Cemetery in Hilliard, Florida. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m., Friday, December 20, 2013 in the chapel of the funeral home. Mr. Crews was born June 20, 1929 in Hilliard, Florida. He passed away December 16, 2013 surrounded by his loving family following a lengthy illness. He served in the Prison and Nursing Home Ministry for over 25 years as a volunteer Chaplain. He was a member of First Baptist Church of Baldwin and formerly a member of Biltmore Baptist Church where he served as a deacon. He proudly served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict. He was Worshipful Master of Baldwin Lodge #217 in 1970 and served as a Mason for over 60 years. He retired from CSX after 40 years of service as a Yard Conductor. He enjoyed traveling, especially visiting the Holy Land on three different occasions, as well as traveling with family and friends. Gene was preceded in death by his mother, Blanche Ruis Crews; his father, King Albert Crews and his step-mother, Minnie Lee Crews. He is survived by his devoted wife of 58 years, Marjorie Crews; son, Albert "A.J." Crews; daughter, Pamela (Mike) Hall; brother, Marvin (Lavohn) Crews; sister, Margaret (Farrell) Zittrower; sister, Margie Murrhee; brother, Phillip (Virginia) Crews; sister, Vivian (Dusty) Ritsma; brother, Lynn (Jackie) Crews; sister, Cindy Burkett; sister, Nelda (Chris) Mayberry; grandchildren, Misty (James) Bailey, Melissa Valdez, Michael Hall, Josh (Lauren) Crews, Brittany Hall, Courtney Hall, Kaitlyn "K.K." Crews; great-grandchildren, Spencer Bailey, Brooke Bailey, Everett Bailey, Carley Valdez, Stephanie Valdez and numerous extended family members and friends. Gene was truly a "Fisher of Men".

FACTS

Born: June 20, 1929
Death: December 16, 2013
SURVIVORS

Marjorie Crews, Spouse
Albert "A.J." Crews, Son
Pamela (Mike) Hall, Daughter
Marvin (Lavohn) Crews, Brother
Margaret (Farrell) Zittrower, Sister
Margie Murrhee, Sister
Phillip (Virginia) Crews, Brother
Vivian (Dusty) Ritsma, Sister
Lynn (Jackie) Crews, Brother
Cindy Burkett, Sister
Nelda (Chris) Mayberry, Sister
Misty (James) Bailey, Grandchild
Melissa Valdez, Grandchild
Michael Hall, Grandchild
Josh (Lauren) Crews, Grandchild
Brittany Hall, Grandchild
Courtney Hall, Grandchild
Kaitlyn "K. K." Crews, Great grandchildren
Spencer, Brooke and Everett Bailey, Great grandchildren
Carley and Stephanie Valdez, Great grandchildren
PRECEDED IN DEATH BY

King Albert Crews, Father
Blanche Ruis Crews, Mother
Minnie Lee Crews, Step-Mother
SERVICES

Visitation

Friday December 20, 2013, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM at Prestwood Funeral Home
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Funeral Service

Saturday December 21, 2013, 11:00 AM at First Baptist Church of Baldwin
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Interment

Saturday December 21, 2013 at Mill Creek Cemetery
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SIDNEY EUGENE "GENE" CREWS
June 20, 1929 - December 16, 2013
Funeral services for Sidney Eugene "Gene" Crews will be held at 11:00 AM Saturday, December 21, 2013 at First Baptist Church of Baldwin with Pastor Chris Drum officiating. The interment will immediately follow in Mill Creek Cemetery in Hilliard, Florida. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m., Friday, December 20, 2013 in the chapel of the funeral home. Mr. Crews was born June 20, 1929 in Hilliard, Florida. He passed away December 16, 2013 surrounded by his loving family following a lengthy illness. He served in the Prison and Nursing Home Ministry for over 25 years as a volunteer Chaplain. He was a member of First Baptist Church of Baldwin and formerly a member of Biltmore Baptist Church where he served as a deacon. He proudly served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict. He was Worshipful Master of Baldwin Lodge #217 in 1970 and served as a Mason for over 60 years. He retired from CSX after 40 years of service as a Yard Conductor. He enjoyed traveling, especially visiting the Holy Land on three different occasions, as well as traveling with family and friends. Gene was preceded in death by his mother, Blanche Ruis Crews; his father, King Albert Crews and his step-mother, Minnie Lee Crews. He is survived by his devoted wife of 58 years, Marjorie Crews; son, Albert "A.J." Crews; daughter, Pamela (Mike) Hall; brother, Marvin (Lavohn) Crews; sister, Margaret (Farrell) Zittrower; sister, Margie Murrhee; brother, Phillip (Virginia) Crews; sister, Vivian (Dusty) Ritsma; brother, Lynn (Jackie) Crews; sister, Cindy Burkett; sister, Nelda (Chris) Mayberry; grandchildren, Misty (James) Bailey, Melissa Valdez, Michael Hall, Josh (Lauren) Crews, Brittany Hall, Courtney Hall, Kaitlyn "K.K." Crews; great-grandchildren, Spencer Bailey, Brooke Bailey, Everett Bailey, Carley Valdez, Stephanie Valdez and numerous extended family members and friends. Gene was truly a "Fisher of Men".

FACTS

Born: June 20, 1929
Death: December 16, 2013
SURVIVORS

Marjorie Crews, Spouse
Albert "A.J." Crews, Son
Pamela (Mike) Hall, Daughter
Marvin (Lavohn) Crews, Brother
Margaret (Farrell) Zittrower, Sister
Margie Murrhee, Sister
Phillip (Virginia) Crews, Brother
Vivian (Dusty) Ritsma, Sister
Lynn (Jackie) Crews, Brother
Cindy Burkett, Sister
Nelda (Chris) Mayberry, Sister
Misty (James) Bailey, Grandchild
Melissa Valdez, Grandchild
Michael Hall, Grandchild
Josh (Lauren) Crews, Grandchild
Brittany Hall, Grandchild
Courtney Hall, Grandchild
Kaitlyn "K. K." Crews, Great grandchildren
Spencer, Brooke and Everett Bailey, Great grandchildren
Carley and Stephanie Valdez, Great grandchildren
PRECEDED IN DEATH BY

King Albert Crews, Father
Blanche Ruis Crews, Mother
Minnie Lee Crews, Step-Mother
SERVICES

Visitation

Friday December 20, 2013, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM at Prestwood Funeral Home
Click for Map and Directions

Funeral Service

Saturday December 21, 2013, 11:00 AM at First Baptist Church of Baldwin
Click for Map and Directions

Interment

Saturday December 21, 2013 at Mill Creek Cemetery

Gravesite Details

Step Mother's maiden name was Beck.



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