Jackie Crumbley Sr., 72, a lifelong resident of Cleveland, passed away at home Friday, Aug. 1, 2014, after a long battle with cancer, surrounded by his family and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Ruby Merrell Crumbley and Frank Crumbley; an infant daughter, Suzanne Crumbley; and a sister, Evelyn Boling.
He was a member of the Tennessee National Guard for six years and he retired from Charleston Hosiery Mill. His favorite pastimes were hunting, fishing and sitting on the front porch with family and friends.
He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Martha Crumbley; son, Lee Crumbley and his wife, Brenda; daughter, Darlene Crumbley; son, Brian Crumbley and his wife, Angie; daughter, Angela Crumbley Allen and her husband, Daniel; grandchildren: Dwayne, Ryan, Michael, Dylan and Autumn; much loved stepgrandchildren; great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews; sisters: Louise Mills and her husband, J.R., Marie Robinson and her husband, Bill, and Pearl Simpson and her husband, Grady all of Cleveland; brother, Frank Crumbley and his wife, Judi Ann of Pensacola, Fla.; and special longtime friends: Donnie Howard, Tex Webb and Ray Bivens.
A Remembrance of Life service will be held at 7 p.m. today, Aug. 3, 2014, at the Wildwood Chapel of the Jim Rush Funeral Homes with Pastor Grady Simpson and Rev. David Rose officiating.
The interment will be at noon Monday at the Mount Olive Church of God Cemetery with Dwayne Crumbley, Ryan Crumbley, Michael Crumbley, Dylan Crumbley, Donnie Howard and Ray Bivens serving as casket bearers. Honorary casket bearers will be Tex Webb and James Boling.
The family will receive friends this afternoon from 4 until 7 p.m. at the funeral home.
We encourage you to share your memories with the family by going to www.jimrushfuneralhomes.com.