Hubert Lee Crow, Jr., 82, of Athens, Alabama, passed away on November 6, 2017 after a long battle with cancer. Pa was a devoted and loving husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather. He was a veteran of the US Army, and after retiring from the Army Ballistic Missile Command as a price analyst, he owned Pablos on Market bookstore with his wife, Carolyn. He was a 1959 graduate of Auburn University, where he received a bachelors degree in Business Administration. His love for Auburn continued throughout his life. He was a charter member of Central Church of Christ and served as an Elder. He travelled the world, but his favorite place to visit was Camp Sandy Key in Perdido Key, Florida. His family was the love of his life.
He is remembered with love by his devoted wife of 62 years, Carolyn Clark Crow; three daughters, Theresa Butler and husband Mike of Athens, Beth Scherff and husband Al of Athens, and Susan Gentry and husband John of Lookout Mountain, Georgia; one sister, Jane Starr and husband Bill of Evans, Georgia; grandchildren Meghan Butler, Betsy Dorminey and husband Ryan, all of Athens, Lauren Globetti and husband Joey of Birmingham, Caroline Medlen and husband Colby, Max Scherff and wife Ellen, Lucy Scherff, all of Athens, and John Watterson Gentry of Lookout Mountain, Georgia; one great-grandchild, Charlie Globetti of Birmingham; and four nephews, David Starr and wife Talina of Cartersville, Georgia, Lee Starr of Evans, Georgia, Dr. Mike Neeley and wife Cindy of Huntsville, and Bill Neeley and wife Christy of Seabrook, Texas. He is preceded in death by his parents, Donna Mae Lindsay Crow and Hubert Lee Crow, Sr.
Pallbearers will be Max Scherff, Ryan Dorminey, Colby Medlen, Joey Globetti, David Starr, Lee Starr, Dr. Mike Neeley, and Lindsay Burgreen. Honorary pallbearers will be Charles Butler, John Marshall Crutcher, Bob Gentry, Jim Henderson, Bill Hunt, Fred Martin, Sr., Carl Stil, Bill Ward, Tommy Woodroof, and the Good Ole Boys of Florence, Alabama.
The service will be held at Central Church of Christ on Friday, November 10, 2017, officiated by Kenny Baskins and Steven Stewart, with visitation at 10:00am and the funeral following at noon.
Pa Crow shared a special bond with his granddaughter, Meghan Butler. He would be pleased to have memorials made to Meals on Wheels of Decatur, Alabama, where Meghan is an active volunteer. Meals on Wheels, C/o Cindy Anderson, 1909 Central Parkway Decatur, Alabama 35601.
I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith.
2 Timothy 4:7
Published on November 7, 2017