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Richard Finley Crews

January 7, 1936 February 2, 2019
Richard Finley Crews
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Richard Finley Crews, age 83, of 130 Ferguson Court, Danville, Va. passed away Saturday, February 2, 2019 at his residence while surrounded by his loving family. He was born January 7, 1936 in Danville, Va. to the late Letishia Hairston Crews and the late Authur Lee Crews. Richard was married to Rosalyn White Crews, who survives, of the residence. He proudly served his country as a member of the US Air Force from 1956 – 1960. He later worked for Corning Glass as a manufacturing technician prior to his retirement. Richard always put family first and was a good husband and provider for this family. He was a great father and loving grandfather and great-grandfather, as well as a loyal friend. He loved sports and his dear Yankees. Even as in his military service, he continued in life to be a protector and defender to all.

In addition to his wife he is survived by daughters, DeLacy and Wesley Crews, both of Richmond, Va., two sons, Steven M. Crews (Pamela) of Phoenix, AZ and Phillip R. Crews (Mercy) of New York, NY. He was also survived by eight grandchildren, Cherié Smith, Richard T. Crews, Paul Robinson, Daniel Robinson, Raven Crews, Phillip Crews, Jr., Anthony Saulon, and Allison Saulon, as well as four great-grandchildren and a host of nieces and nephews and dear friends.

In addition to his parents Richard was predeceased by four siblings and he has one surviving sister.

A memorial service will be held 12:00 p.m., Saturday, February 16, 2019 at High Street Baptist Church, Danville, VA 24541 with Rev. Terry Echols, Rev. Emmitt Young and Rev. Calvin Porter officiating. The family will have a private interment.

Norris Funeral Services, Inc. and Crematory, West End Chapel, 511 Church Ave. Danville is serving the Crews family. Online condolences may be made at

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High Street Baptist Church

630 High St
Danville, VA 24541

High Street Baptist Church
630 High St Danville 24541 VA
United States

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