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John Crews

John Leonard Crews

Saturday, August 26th, 1939 - Tuesday, October 1st, 2019
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Obituary

John Leonard Crews, 80, passed away on Tuesday, October 1, 2019 at his home in Manassas, Virginia.

Born on August 26, 1939, he was the son of the late Kethurah and Leonard Crews.

John was a hardworking, outdoors man. He worked as a carpenter, whose expertise was hanging drywall and garage doors. When he wasn’t working he could be found fishing, hunting deer, bear and coons, waterskiing, or watching Nascar. He also loved to travel. His greatest joy was his family. He was a real family man and his favorite times were with his children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Billie Crews in 2002, his son, Ralph Crews in 1974, and his daughter, Debra Procter in 2014.

Surviving are his children; Glenda Weston McCray (James) of Annandale, VA, Randy Crews (Thelma) of Frostburg, MD, Robert Crews (Jackie) of Manassas, VA, Tina Riley of Manassas, VA and Anthony Crews (Kimberly) of Manassas Park, VA. Also surviving is one sister, Sylvia Sawyers of Front Royal, VA; one brother, Daniel Crews of Nokesville, VA; 13 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.

The family will receive visitors on Wednesday, October 9, 2019, from 6:00 -8:00 p.m. at Baker-Post Funeral Home & Cremation Center, 10001 Nokesville Road, Manassas, Virginia. A funeral will take place on Thursday, October 10, 2019 beginning at 11:00 a.m. in the funeral home chapel with Pastor Dallas Slemp officiating.

Interment will immediately follow the service in Sudley United Methodist Cemetery.

Please sign the guestbook at www.bakerpostfh.com
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Wednesday, October 9th, 2019 | 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    When
    Wednesday, October 9th, 2019 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Location
    Baker-Post Funeral Home & Cremation Center
    Address
    10001 Nokesville Road
    MANASSAS, VA 20110
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Thursday, October 10th, 2019 | 11:00am
    When
    Thursday, October 10th, 2019 11:00am
    Location
    Baker-Post Funeral Home & Cremation Center
    Address
    10001 Nokesville Road
    MANASSAS, VA 20110
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Interment

    Location
    Sudley UMC Cemetery
    Sudley Springs, VA

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Raleigh Victor Bell

Posted at 06:16pm
Johnny as I called him, because there were 3 John Crews In our big family. We played a many summer together at his house & at our grandparents farm on James River. He always was fun to be with.
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deryl bell

Posted at 06:12pm
Daniel and Sylvia, so sorry to hear about Johnny's passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you along with our condolences. While I never got to know Johnny as well as my brothers and sisters did, he was family and that is what matters. God bless all of you. Love, Rose and Deryl
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Rose bell

Posted at 03:50pm
My condolences go out to the family. Unfortunately I don’t have the memories marya and Carolyn have but sounds like a wonderful man! My thoughts and prayers are with all of you! Love, Rose bell(deryl’s wife)
 
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Raleigh Victor Bell Posted at 06:11pm

Johnny as I called him because there were 3 of John Crews in family & I played together at his home & the Crews farm on the James when we were kids. He was a great cousin
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Marya Torrence

Posted at 03:44pm
Daniel and Sylvia...our love and heartfelt sympathy to you both, your families and Cousin John’s family. I was fascinated that he had such a large family....bless him carrying on the beloved Crews legacy. My cherished memories are of a sweet, kind, grinning, teasing cousin...shared
visits at Grandma Crews and Aunt Mabel homes being kids and enjoying life. Thank God for that beautiful journey with my cousin!
Marya (Pete) Torrence
Denver, NC
CH

Carolyn Helms

Posted at 03:27pm
Many fond memories of visiting my Aunt And Uncle in Manassas as a young girl and visiting with my cousins. Crews Family was so large and we were very blessed to have grown up in those times. Prayers go out to all the family. My mom Lucille Crews Bell always loved visiting family whenever possible. So glad we have kept in touch with Daniel and Sylvia!
Carolyn Bell Helms, residing now in Charleston SC.
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