Bobby Joe Crowe, age 69, passed away Saturday, September 13, 2014. He was a resident of Bargersville and a former resident of Plainfield and Avon.
Bobby was born in Plainfield on October 15, 1944 to his parents, the late Everett and Josephine (Archer) Crowe. He attended school in Plainfield and went on to work as a Head Meat Cutter for over 50 years. Bobby started his career working for Standard Grocery, A & P, Preston-Safeway and finally retried in 2012 from the Marsh grocery store in Greenwood.
He was a member of the Bedford Church of God and attended the Franklin Memorial Christian Church. Bobby was also a member of the United Food & Commercial Workers Union, where he served as a former Union Steward. He enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren and visiting with his loyal customers. Bobby also enjoyed gambling, fishing and going out to eat with family and friends. He was a fan of the Indianapolis Colts.
Bobby is survived by his wife, Velma Faye (Bennett) Crowe whom he married on February 14, 2005 in Las Vegas, NV. He will be remembered by his children: Jennifer Crowe of Mooresville, Stephen Speer of Bloomington, IL and Kimberly (Eric) Taylor of Whiteland; siblings: Nina Burnette of Avon and Jerry Crowe of Greenwood; grandchildren: Paige, Brooklyn and Carley Taylor all of Whiteland; and nieces: Cindy Sue Lagrange of Bargersville, Vicki Lee of Avon and Abby Yeager of Coatesville.
Bobby was preceded in death by a son: Bobby Joe Crowe Jr.; and siblings: Beverly Ann Crowe and Darlene Lucas.
Bobby's brother in law, the Rev. Jay Bennett, will conduct a funeral service on Thursday at 10:30 a.m. at Meredith-Clark Funeral Home Cremation & Personalization Center, 179 E. Mulberry Street in Morgantown. Friends may call from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday at the funeral home. Burial will be at East Hill Cemetery in Morgantown.
Memorial contributions can be made in honor of Bobby to the American Diabetes Association, PO Box 11454 Alexandria, VA 22312.
Condolences may be sent to the Crowe family at www.meredith-clark.com.
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