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 Leonard Clark “Len” Crowder

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Leonard Clark “Len” Crowder

Birth
Death 27 Dec 2015 (aged 94)
Burial Newnan, Coweta County, Georgia, USA
Plot Section 8
Memorial ID 162125386 View Source
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Leonard Crowder
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Dec 28, 2015 0
Leonard Crowder

Albany-Leonard “Len” Clark Crowder, 94, died Sunday, December 27, 2015. A private graveside service will be held for the family.

Mr. Crowder was born May 14, 1921 near Newnan, GA, the son of Hendrix and Clara Clark Crowder.

Len graduated from Newnan High School in 1938. During World War II he volunteered for service in the Air Force and served in the China-Burma-India area. He was discharged in 1945. He then worked as a first class airplane mechanic at the Naval Air Station in Pensacola, Florida.

In 1951 he graduated from Georgia Tech in mechanical engineering. He was a member of Pi Tau Sigma Honorary Society and a member of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers. After graduation he worked for Babcock and Wilcox Company in Barberton, Ohio as a stress analysis engineer. In 1961 he retired and came back to the old home place in Georgia where he cared for his mother until her death.

Survivors include his sister, Marialis Crowder Hamlett of Albany, GA, a niece, Jennifer Hamlett Herrick and her husband, Tom and three great nephews, Jeff, Nick and Ben Herrick all of Denver, CO.


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