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W. Paul Crowe

W. Paul Crowe, 74, of Williamsburg, passed away on Sunday, March 20 at Reid Health.
   Paul was born on May 7, 1941 in Kentucky, the son of Martin and Marie Fletcher Crowe. He graduated from Fountain City High School in 1961 and was proud to have been a part of the basketball team.  
   Paul worked at Richmond Gear for 25 years before taking a position at Wellings Toyota, where he stayed until retirement. He coached his son’s Little League teams in Fountain City for 14 years. Paul enjoyed his fishing trips with family and friends. He was devoted to his Bible study and shared his ministry reading to nursing home residents and witnessing for Christ.
   Paul will be missed by his sons, Jay Crowe and his wife, Cecilia; Mitch Crowe; Rod York and his wife, Debbie; Todd York and his wife, Pam; 14 grandchildren, 8 great-grandchildren; sister, Trish Greenwood and her husband, Bobby.  
   Paul was preceded in death by his parents, his wife of 35 years, Barbara Baumer Crowe in 2011; and his grandson, C. Paul “Little Paul” Crowe in 2005.
   Visitation for Paul is scheduled from 12-3 p.m. on Wednesday, March 23, at the Bethesda Worship Center, 2200 Peacock Road in Richmond. A homegoing service will begin at 3:00 p.m., followed by interment in Willow Grove Cemetery in Fountain City.
   Memorial contributions are encouraged for Bethesda Worship Center, 2200 Peacock Road, Richmond, IN 47374 or Rosebud Village Patient Activities, 2050 Chester Boulevard, Richmond, IN 47374.

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I wish to send my sympathy to the family. I attended church at Bethesda. Paul will be missed by all of us. I just heard about his death. I would have been at the showing and the funeral as well . .If I had known. He is with his LORD, and he has no more pain.

Emma Gregoty Mar 24 2016 12:00 AM

May Pauls family find peace and comfort in these trying times.
We want you to know that our prayers and thoughts are with you always.
Paul personified what a friend is and we will cherish his memory forever.
May his soul rest in peace.

Robert and Maria Cullen Mar 23 2016 12:00 AM

I met Paul while working at the gas station on North 12th Street. He loved getting playing numbers so I showed him how to run the lottery machine.  He also liked scratch offs.So I gave him a quarter that had a hole in it. Everytime I saw him at the store or at a yardsale he would show me he still had it on his keychain.  You will be missed dear friend.

Virginia C Brubaker (Ginny Davis) Mar 22 2016 12:00 AM

So sorry to hear of a great friend past away. I met Paul in 1999 at Wellings Pontiac were I first began selling cars . A great friend and co-worker. Paul love fishing bowling and life I general. He spoke of his sons and of SWEET BAB MAY SHE REST IN PEACE with Paul along side her. Paul we pray you rest in peace. I'm sure and know he had touched many lives. And will be missed.

Clarence (Sarge) & Joyce Titus

Clarence (Sarge) Titus & wife Joyce Mar 22 2016 12:00 AM

So sorry to hear of your loss.  Paul was a great neighbor and friend. He will be sorely missed in the neighborhood. It must be a great comfort to know that he was about the Lord's business here on earth and now he is receiving his great reward while walking with Jesus in heaven.
Memories, God's gift to us. They help us through trying times such as this.
Since we are out of town will not be able to attend services but will remember his family in our prayers.  God Bless.

Phil & Linda Ringley Mar 22 2016 12:00 AM

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Todd and Pam, So sorry for your loss. The Vision Scapes Gang

Cristi Spilker Mar 22 2016 12:00 AM

Paul May you Rest in Peace with Our Lord and Savior, You wll be greatly missed at Gateway.  To your family I pray GOD is by their side during this difficult and sorrowful time May he bless them with strength ,comfort and love knowing you are seated next to him

Karen Hawkins Mar 22 2016 12:00 AM

Paul was a conscientious, well meaning man who genuinely cared about people. I know because I worked with him at Wellings for years. He was Mr. Fixit as well and he had a real passion for everything he did.

I want to extend my sincere condolences to Paul's family and friends. Add my prayers to the others as you all go thru this last journey.

God bless and comfort you.

Henry Essick II
Senior Pastor,
Intl Christian Faith Church
Centerville, Oh

Henry Essick II Mar 22 2016 12:00 AM

We were so sorry to hear of Paul's passing.  He was our neighbor and we will miss him driving by in his brown pick-up.  He always smiled and waved.  He was a really nice guy.  Our sympathy goes out to the family.  Rex and Lisa Phelps

Rex and Lisa Phelps Mar 22 2016 12:00 AM

Paul was was my cousin.  Our fathers were brothers, and best friends.  Memories go back my whole life.  The memories and stories are all good ones.  He was so handsome, friendly, funny, ornery, and always kind to others.  He will surely be missed by many of the lives he touched.

Linda Crowe Albright Mar 22 2016 12:00 AM

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