He was born in Hortense to the late Rufus Crews and Mary Jacobs Crews. He proudly served his nation in the United States Army.
He is survived by his son, Michael Crews; a sister, Mert Miller Turner; one grandchild and six great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his grandson, Christopher Crews.
A memorial graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, April 4, 2014, at Temple Cemetery with Rev. Sammy Spradley officiating. Memorialization was by cremation.
Condolences may be expressed by signing the guest registry at shepardfh.com. Shepard Funeral Home, Folkston, is in charge of arrangements.