William F. “Bill”
Crowder, 82, originally of Marietta, Ga., died Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014.
Born in Marietta, Ga.,
he was the son of the late William N. and Annie Mae Dunn Crowder. Bill was a veteran of the U. S.
Navy. He spent his career as an
industrial hygiene engineer in the Safety Division of Lockheed Aeronautics
Division in Marietta, Ga. After
retirement, Bill and his late wife, Sylvia, moved to Riverwood in Watts Bar Estates
in Spring City, where they enjoyed many beautiful days together. After the loss of his wife, Bill later
married Patricia “Patty” Tallent Crowder.
Together with their families, Bill and Patty were blessed with happy
days of fishing, family time, traveling and the love they shared.
He was preceded in
death by his first wife, Sylvia Poe Crowder.
survivors, his wife, Patty, and three children, Susan Peeples of Kennesaw, Ga.,
Steve (Melanie) Crowder of Marietta, Ga. and John (Darcy) Crowder, Cartersville,
Ga.; Patty’s children, Al (Janet) Tallent and son Andrew and Barbara (Jonny)
Tallent and Bill’s grandchildren, Josh Peeples, Wil (Brittani) Crowder and
Brenna (Tim) Michaels.
A memorial service
will be held Saturday, Jan. 25, at 11 a.m. at Spring City United Methodist
Church with Rev. Dale Wyrick officiating.
A graveside service with military honors will follow at Spring City
Cemetery. After the graveside
service, the family will receive friends at the Spring City United Methodist
Church Family Life Center.
Memorials may be
made to the Spring City United Methodist Church Community Ministries or
Bereavement Fund at P. O. Box 158, Spring City, TN 37381.
Home, Spring City is in charge of arrangements.