Louis Gaines Crump, 67, of Norwood passed away Friday, April 7, 2017 in CHS-Stanly. His funeral service was held at 3 p.m. Monday at Cottonville Baptist Church with Rev. Alex Willoughby officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family received friends at the church from 1:30 until 2:30 p.m. prior to the service.
Born November 13, 1949 in Stanly County, NC, he was the son of the late Edgar Reece Crump and Georgia Gaines Aldridge Crump and was a retired employee of FedEx in Charlotte. He was a member of Cottonville Baptist Church. He loved his grandchildren and he enjoyed working in the yard and gardening.
Mr. Crump is survived by his wife Sandra Burris Crump with whom he would have celebrated their 47th Wedding Anniversary on April 18th of this year. Other survivors include son Jamie Reece Crump and wife Jennifer of Norwood, daughter Melissa Crump Talbert and husband Jamie of Norwood, brothers Ted Crump of Norwood and Irving Crump of Greensboro, grandchildren Jacob Louis Talbert, Ava Grace Talbert and Claire Catherine Crump. Brothers Jimmy Crump, Harold Crump, and Terry "Pete" Crump preceded him in death.
The family wishes to express special thanks to Dr. Leonard Saltzman and Staff, Dr. Cotoni and Staff at Sanger Heart and Vascular, Elizabeth and Shelly at Healthy at Home and Nurses Blair and Cynthia in the ICU at CHS-Stanly.
Published on April 10, 2017