John Robinson Crowder, 82, of Crossville, passed away at his home on Wednesday, May 24, 2017.
He was born Aug. 16, 1934, in Sparta, TN, son of the late Vasco Crowder and Mallie (Howard) Crowder. John worked as a farmer and was a member of the First Christian Church and in recent years attended First Presbyterian Church.
He is survived by his wife, Lou Crowder, Crossville; sons, Robert Crowder of Florida and Dr. Randall Crowder of Crossville; daughter, Carol Durden and husband Frank of Nashville; grandson, Jacob Crowder and wife Emily; great-grandson, James Crowder; and sister, Mary England of Sparta.
In addition to his parents, John was preceded in death by his brothers, Henry Crowder and Howard Crowder; and sisters, Louise Tadsen, Genevra Carter and Bernelle Clayton.
Funeral services were held at Bilbrey Funeral Home on Saturday, May 27, 2017, at 1 p.m. with Pastor Andy Aikens officiating. Interment in Crossville City Cemetery.
Bilbrey Funeral Home, Inc. (www.bilbreyfh.com) was in charge of the arrangements.
Published on  May 30, 2017