July 3, 1951 - June 3, 2018
Walter Denman Crowe, age 66 and a resident of the Canaan Community, died Sunday afternoon June 3, 2018 at Riverside Medical Center. He was a former dairyman and a longtime truck driver for Danny Lea Trucking, where his CB handle was “Old Crowe”. Walter always enjoyed working and visiting with the dairy farmers and their families on his route each day. He was a veteran of the United States Air Force. Walter was a member of Canaan Baptist Church, where he was the “candy man” to all the young children. He loved visiting with the kids and always had a sweet treat for them, even supplying the ice cream for vacation Bible school each summer, and he especially spoiled his own grandchildren. Earlier in life, he enjoyed quail hunting. Walter also enjoyed spending time with friends and family.
Survived by: Daughter and Son in law: Joanna and Steve Jenkins of Franklinton; 3 Grandchildren: Jonna Jenkins, Rachel Jenkins, David “Hammer” Jenkins; Longtime Friend and Companion: Brenda Dillon and her children and grandchildren
He was preceded in death by his son David Walter Crowe, an infant son Jerry Scott Crowe, mother of his children Michele Crowe, parents Denman “Spunk” Crowe and Johnnie Ruth Morgan Crowe and a brother Dennis Wayne Crowe.
Visitation will be at Crain Funeral Home Tuesday June 5th from 10 am until 12 pm. A funeral service will be held in the funeral home chapel at 12 pm Tuesday with Rev. Stan Adams officiating. Burial will follow in the Canaan Baptist Church Cemetery.
Pallbearers: Eric Garlepied, Joey Travis, Johnny Tarver, Travis Morgan, Jacob Morgan, Tyler Morgan
Honorary Pallbearers are Danny Lea and Ken Johnson