Lamar Junior CrutchfieldPublished 4:54pm Friday, March 29, 2013
Retired U.S. Air Force SMSgt. Lamar Junior Crutchfield, 83, died Wednesday, March 27, 2013, in a Pensacola, Fla., nursing facility after a brief illness. He was native of Range and a long time resident of Pensacola and Century before moving to Daphne six years ago.
He was of the Methodist faith. He served in the U.S. Army and Air Force and retired with 28 years of service. During his military carrer he was stationed in Tokoyo, Japan; Anchorage, Alaska; Eglin Airforce Base, Maxwell Airforce Base, and Norton Airforce Base in California; and also served in Korea and Vietnam.
He was the former owner/operator of Crow’s/Freds Diner.
He is survived by his wife, Ruth Milstead Crutchfield of Daphne; two sons, Harold Crutchfield of Daphne and Dennis (Juanita) Crutchfield of Spanish Fort; two daughters, Sharon (Mike) McDonald and Sherry Bell, both of Daphne; one brother, Marvin Crutchfield of Brewton; three sisters, Ruby Hendricks of Pace, Fla., Cora Lee James of Brewton and Mary Lou Trawick of Montgomery; five grandchildren, Brandy (Scott) Rappa, Andrew Crutchfield, Josh Crutchfield, Tosha Cain and Tegan Cain; two great-grandchildren, Nathan Rappa and Emma Rappa.
Visitation will be held Monday, April 1 from 4 to 6 p.m. at Williams Memorial Chapel Funeral Home.
Funeral services will be held Monday, April 1 at 6 p.m. at Williams Memorial Chapel Funeral Home with the Rev. Thomas Lane Butts officiating.
A private family interment ceremony will be held Tuesday, April 2 at Barrancas National Cemetery in Pensacola with full military honors.
Williams Memorial Chapel Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Condolences may be sent and obituries read at www.williamsmemorialchapel.com.