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Celebrating the life of
Earl E. Crew
September 27, 1946 - December 21, 2017
Services under the direction of:
Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Hodgson Chapel
912-352-7200
  • Memorial Service
  • 2:00pm - Saturday, January 06, 2018
  • Skidaway Island Presbyterian Church
  • 50 Diamond Causeway (Map)
    Savannah, Georgia 31411

  • 912-598-0151

Lots of fun times shared since meeting you and Katherine at Equifax in the late 70's. Bowling league, West Paces Racquet Club, Admiral Benbow, Cruises, Birthdays, etc. etc. See you when it's our turn to head home. I know you will save a seat for us, friend. Love, Jan

Jan Raymond, Burleson, TX

Katherine, my deepest sympathy on your loss...Earl was a great guy and a absolute pleasure to work with. May he rest in peace.

Bill Gastel, Atlanta, GA

Katherine, my deepest sympathy on your loss...Earl was a great guy and a absolute pleasure to work with. May he rest in peace.

Bill Gastel, Atlanta, GA

My condolences to the Crew family for the loss of your dear loved one. During this most difficult time, may Jehovah God comfort you in all your sorrows and give you peace. Also, during the days to come, may Mr. Crew's sweet memories fill your hearts with joy and peace.

Thomas, Snellville, Ga.

I am very sorry for your loss. I know this is a difficult time for you. One thing that always comforts me when I lose a loved one is the scripture at Revelation 21:4,5. God promises that "death will be no more" and he also assures us that "these words are faithful and true". One day we will have the privilege of seeing our dead loved ones again. I hope this brings you much comfort in your time of need. My Condolences

DNB, ,

To the family of mr Crew I am sorr for your loss death is never an easy thing to bear , but there is hope for mankind Jehovah and his son Jesus promised a resurrections. Please read John 5:28,29 this scripture will give the family hope and comfort you can find out more on our web site at JW.org again my condolences to the family

Cooper, Savannah , Ga

Katherine - I am so sorry to hear about Earl. He always made the office environment better with his humor and fun loving nature. He definitely made his presence felt and will be missed. Our prayers are with you and the rest of the family.

Ron and Lisa Walker, Roswell, GA

We were so sorry to hear about Earl's passing. Tony has very fond memories of growing up with Earl in Malinta, Ohio. So glad we all took the time to keep in touch and share our lives, it gave us some great memories. He was a joy and a pistol to be around and we so enjoyed our time with you both. We will miss our conversations on "The Ohio State Buckeyes". He will be missed.. He was a great fperson and friend. May the constant love of caring friends soften your sadness.. our prayers to you and the family..

Tony and Beverly Crampton, Whitehouse, OH

Katherine, Our hearts go out to you and our prayers will be many. God bless you, dear friend.

Dominic and Gloria Molella, Savannah, GA

I'm so sorry for your loss. Please take comfort in the scripture found at Hosea 13:14. There God promises to resurrect our loved ones who pass away. It is comforting because we all have been touched by this painful enemy at some point and it gives us hope for the future. For more information, please visit jw.org.

Kelly , Pooler, Ga

Katherine, I am so sorry to hear about Earl's passing. I enjoyed working with him and his no nonsense approach to challenges. My thoughts and prayers are with you! Phyllis Braybrooks

Phyllis Braybrooks, Boiling Springs, SC

Katherine, I want you to know that I am keeping you in my thoughts and prayers. Earl was such a dear friend who took so much pleasure in giving me a hard time. I cherished his kindness and his friendship. I know that he is smiling down with that sweet, sincere smile. I know God will give you all you need to endure your loss and all your friends are surrounding you with love and care. May God bless you and Earl’s family. Jackie Josey

Jackie Josey , Stone Mountain, GA

Katherine, I am so sorry for your loss. I always enjoyed working with Earl. My prayers for you and the family. Adolyn

Adolyn Myers, Eatonton, GA

Katherine, Thinking of you at this difficult time. Earl will be so missed -he always had a reassuring smile- and that confidence of a genuine christian man- So sorry to you and all Earl's family and friends for this great loss. Peace be with you, Debbi Z

, Savannah,

Dear Katherine and family, We are so sorry for your loss. We will miss his sweet smile at church on Sunday's and quiet presence. My prayer is that the wonderful memories you share with Earl will sustain you in the weeks and months to go. We will keep you in our thoughts and prayers during this Christmas season and pray for peace. Jim and Eloise Melton

Eloise and Jim Melton, Savannah, Ga

Katherine, my heart breaks for your loss. I know how much you cherished each other and the time you shared during your work and retirement days....hope this gives some comfort I am standing on the seashore A ship appears and spreads the white sails to the morning breeze and starts for the ocean. It is an object of beauty and I stand watching till at last he fades away on the horizon, and someone at my side quietly says, "He is gone."Gone where?" Gone from my vision, that is all; He is just as large as when I saw him last. The diminished size and the total loss of sight is in me, not in him: and just as the moment when someone at my side says, "He is gone." there are others who are watching him coming and their voices take up a joyful shout, "There he comes" Robert Browning

Lynn Slavenski, Cumming, GA

Katherine, I am so sorry for your loss.Thoughts and prayers for you and your family.

Jennifer DeSpirito, Roswell, GA

Katherine, I am so sorry to hear about Earl’s passing. I will always cherish the memories of being with you and Earl. Sending my love to you in this difficult time!

Kate Parrish, Clayton , Ga

We are so sorry to learn of Earl’s death. We extend our sincere condolences to Kathrine well as other family members. We will always remember his willingness to help and His good sense of humor. We pray for peace and comfort for the family.

Wayne and Vivian Sullivan, Pooler, Ga.

Earl E. Crew passed away Thursday, December 21, 2017, at Memorial University Medical Center after a short illness.  Earl was born in Malinta, OH to Gale and Anna (Loudon) Crew on September 27, 1946.  He was an only child but was surrounded by his extended family throughout his childhood.

Earl graduated from Malinta-Grelton school before attending Defiance College in Defiance, OH where he earned a B.A. in Business Education.  His excellent work ethic began early, as he paid his way though college working as a bartender and hospital orderly.

After college Earl began teaching, but it turned out to be a short career for him.  He found his way into the financial credit giant, Equifax Inc., where he was able to apply his analytical and mathematical mind in his 33-year career.  During those years, Earl excelled in his career and was named to the Chairman’s Circle, was quoted in The Wall Street Journal and retired as the Vice President of Compensation.

The time came to begin his next career, retirement!  Here Earl discovered many new passions.  He could be found doing many different things, but a few meant the most to him – spending time with his children and grandchildren, volunteering at the Cancer Center, his work as a Stephen Minister, going on cruises with Katherine and their friends and playing golf with his buddies and son.  His lifelong passion was cheering on the Ohio State Buckeyes.

Surviving Earl is his wife of 36 years, Katherine, of Savannah.  She pulled, pushed and supported Earl through two bouts of cancer and most recently his battle with dementia, but never left his side.  Also surviving are his children, Amy Crew of Woodstock, GA and Todd Crew of Roswell, GA, his granddaughters Jordan Crew and Stella Crew of Roswell, GA, his sister-in-law Charlotte Bacon (Luther) of Pembroke, GA, his sister-in-law Louise Butts (Rob) of Marietta, GA and nephews Allen Butts of Boulder, CO and David Butts of Marietta, GA.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, January 6, 2018 at 2pm at Skidaway Island Presbyterian Church.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to Skidaway Island Presbyterian Church or The American Cancer Society.

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Lots of fun times shared since meeting you and Katherine at Equifax in the late 70's. Bowling league, West Paces Racquet Club, Admiral Benbow, Cruises, Birthdays, etc. etc. See you when it's our turn to head home. I know you will save a seat for us, friend. Love, Jan

Jan Raymond, Burleson, TX

Katherine, my deepest sympathy on your loss...Earl was a great guy and a absolute pleasure to work with. May he rest in peace.

Bill Gastel, Atlanta, GA

Katherine, my deepest sympathy on your loss...Earl was a great guy and a absolute pleasure to work with. May he rest in peace.

Bill Gastel, Atlanta, GA

My condolences to the Crew family for the loss of your dear loved one. During this most difficult time, may Jehovah God comfort you in all your sorrows and give you peace. Also, during the days to come, may Mr. Crew's sweet memories fill your hearts with joy and peace.

Thomas, Snellville, Ga.

I am very sorry for your loss. I know this is a difficult time for you. One thing that always comforts me when I lose a loved one is the scripture at Revelation 21:4,5. God promises that "death will be no more" and he also assures us that "these words are faithful and true". One day we will have the privilege of seeing our dead loved ones again. I hope this brings you much comfort in your time of need. My Condolences

DNB, ,

Candle tribute lit by Frank and Pam Matice — Michigan

To the family of mr Crew I am sorr for your loss death is never an easy thing to bear , but there is hope for mankind Jehovah and his son Jesus promised a resurrections. Please read John 5:28,29 this scripture will give the family hope and comfort you can find out more on our web site at JW.org again my condolences to the family

Cooper, Savannah , Ga

Candle tribute lit by Gerald E. Plassmn — Virginia

Katherine - I am so sorry to hear about Earl. He always made the office environment better with his humor and fun loving nature. He definitely made his presence felt and will be missed. Our prayers are with you and the rest of the family.

Ron and Lisa Walker, Roswell, GA

We were so sorry to hear about Earl's passing. Tony has very fond memories of growing up with Earl in Malinta, Ohio. So glad we all took the time to keep in touch and share our lives, it gave us some great memories. He was a joy and a pistol to be around and we so enjoyed our time with you both. We will miss our conversations on "The Ohio State Buckeyes". He will be missed.. He was a great fperson and friend. May the constant love of caring friends soften your sadness.. our prayers to you and the family..

Tony and Beverly Crampton, Whitehouse, OH

Katherine, Our hearts go out to you and our prayers will be many. God bless you, dear friend.

Dominic and Gloria Molella, Savannah, GA

I'm so sorry for your loss. Please take comfort in the scripture found at Hosea 13:14. There God promises to resurrect our loved ones who pass away. It is comforting because we all have been touched by this painful enemy at some point and it gives us hope for the future. For more information, please visit jw.org.

Kelly , Pooler, Ga

Katherine, I am so sorry to hear about Earl's passing. I enjoyed working with him and his no nonsense approach to challenges. My thoughts and prayers are with you! Phyllis Braybrooks

Phyllis Braybrooks, Boiling Springs, SC

Katherine, I want you to know that I am keeping you in my thoughts and prayers. Earl was such a dear friend who took so much pleasure in giving me a hard time. I cherished his kindness and his friendship. I know that he is smiling down with that sweet, sincere smile. I know God will give you all you need to endure your loss and all your friends are surrounding you with love and care. May God bless you and Earl’s family. Jackie Josey

Jackie Josey , Stone Mountain, GA

Katherine, I am so sorry for your loss. I always enjoyed working with Earl. My prayers for you and the family. Adolyn

Adolyn Myers, Eatonton, GA

Candle tribute lit by Terry and Chris Rupp — Ohio

Katherine, Thinking of you at this difficult time. Earl will be so missed -he always had a reassuring smile- and that confidence of a genuine christian man- So sorry to you and all Earl's family and friends for this great loss. Peace be with you, Debbi Z

, Savannah,

Dear Katherine and family, We are so sorry for your loss. We will miss his sweet smile at church on Sunday's and quiet presence. My prayer is that the wonderful memories you share with Earl will sustain you in the weeks and months to go. We will keep you in our thoughts and prayers during this Christmas season and pray for peace. Jim and Eloise Melton

Eloise and Jim Melton, Savannah, Ga

Katherine, my heart breaks for your loss. I know how much you cherished each other and the time you shared during your work and retirement days....hope this gives some comfort I am standing on the seashore A ship appears and spreads the white sails to the morning breeze and starts for the ocean. It is an object of beauty and I stand watching till at last he fades away on the horizon, and someone at my side quietly says, "He is gone."Gone where?" Gone from my vision, that is all; He is just as large as when I saw him last. The diminished size and the total loss of sight is in me, not in him: and just as the moment when someone at my side says, "He is gone." there are others who are watching him coming and their voices take up a joyful shout, "There he comes" Robert Browning

Lynn Slavenski, Cumming, GA

Katherine, I am so sorry for your loss.Thoughts and prayers for you and your family.

Jennifer DeSpirito, Roswell, GA

Katherine, I am so sorry to hear about Earl’s passing. I will always cherish the memories of being with you and Earl. Sending my love to you in this difficult time!

Kate Parrish, Clayton , Ga

We are so sorry to learn of Earl’s death. We extend our sincere condolences to Kathrine well as other family members. We will always remember his willingness to help and His good sense of humor. We pray for peace and comfort for the family.

Wayne and Vivian Sullivan, Pooler, Ga.


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