Devon S. Crum

May 31, 2013

Devon S. Crum 86, of Michigantown, IN, died at 7:42 p.m. May 31, 2013 at his home. Born March 25, 1927 in Clinton County to Jacob & Audra (Scott) Crum. He married Ethel Ellison on July 3, 1952 and she preceded him in death on July 13, 1966. He then married Sara Huffer Smith on May 29, 1970 and she preceded him in death on April 29, 2013. Mr. Crum was a 1945 graduate of Michigantown High School. A veteran of U.S. Army, he served in Germany during WWII. He retired in 1989 after 42 years with the Norfolk & Southern Railroad. A longtime member of the Michigantown United Methodist Church and the Michigantown Town Board, he was also a member of the Michigantown Lions Club and the Michigantown Community Club. Devon always stayed busy, enjoyed all animals and loved the outdoors.

Visitation and Services

Services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday, June 5, 2013 at Goodwin Funeral Home. Visitation will begin one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Burial with military honors will be in Green Lawn Memorial Park. Memorial donations may be made to the Michigantown United Methodist Church.

Survived by:

1 Daughter: Linda L. (Ted) Mossburg of Michigantown, 4 Sons: Gregory S. (Jody) Crum of Cloverdale, Mark E. (Companion Bev Eppley) Crum of Michigantown, David D. (Diana J.) Crum of Michigantown, Jacob B. (Molly) Crum Frankfort, 1 Step Son: Alan (Diana) Smith of Forest, 1 Brother: Roy Crum of Michigantown, 2 Sisters: Marie Berry of Frankfort, Carol Smith of Scircleville, 14 Grandchildren, 17 Great Grandchildren and 1 Great Great Granddaughter.

Preceded by:

A sister, Esther Ault.


8 Condolences for “Devon S. Crum”

  1. Barbaralee Trenary June 2, 2013 at 1:12 pm

    Mark and family. David and family. My sincere condolences, it’s always hard to give them up, but time does heal. God bless you all.

  2. DJ Layton and Family June 2, 2013 at 8:48 pm

    Our condolences to Danielle (Crum) Hollingsworth and her family. You are all in our thoughts and prayers.

  3. Jody Crum June 3, 2013 at 5:09 am

    To the Crum Family:
    I am so sorry that you have lost your mom and dad within a very short amount of time. They were extremely good people. They made me and my kids feel a part of the family from the very beginning. I loved them both very much, as I do all of you. I hope that we can continue to get together on occasions and stay close. Keep your family close. When it comes right down to it, that’s all we really have in this world. Love and prayers for all of you. May God give you peace and comfort at this time. Love, Jody

  4. Buddy & Barb Fausett June 3, 2013 at 11:54 am

    Linda, David , Mark, Greg, Jacob and Allan
    What a tough few months. Your dad was a nice guy and will be missed by all. I wish you all peace that can come with this time.

  5. Carol and Connie Coleman June 4, 2013 at 12:33 am

    To the Crum Family: Connie and I are so sorry for your loss. Even when they are so sick, we’re never quite ready to say goodbye. Blessings to you all. Carol

  6. Joy Neal & family June 4, 2013 at 6:33 pm

    To the Crum family: This year has been so hard for all of you. I sincerely hope that with the memories you will find peace and comfort. -Joy Neal & family

  7. Jaime Russell June 5, 2013 at 5:55 pm

    Dave- I know I haven’t known you very long, but I’d like to offer my sincere condolences. I didn’t know your Dad. But knowing you, he had to have been a great man to raise such a wonderful person. My thoughts and prayers are with you…

  8. Ross and Linda Milner June 6, 2013 at 6:03 pm

    Mark and David: We were so sorry to hear of your Dad’s passing. We are never ready and we are sure he’ll be missed.

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