Wednesday, May 09, 2007

Obituary of Ronald Ross (Ronnie) Crumpton (1940-2007)

Ronald Ross (Ronnie) Crumpton (1940-2007)

Apr 18, 2007 - 12:30:29 am CDT

YANCEYVILLE, N.C. - Ronald Ross "Ronnie" Crumpton, Sr. 66, formerly of Foster Road died Monday April 16, 2007 at Piney Forest Health Center in Danville, following several years of declining health. He was born in Rockingham County August 2, 1940 to the late James "Jim" Crumpton and Hazel Apple Crumpton. He retired from N.C. Department of Correction after thirty-two years of service, and was awarded the Long Leaf Pine Award for exceptional Service. He graduated from Bartlett-Yancey High School and attended Prospect United Methodist Church. Funeral Services will be Thursday 2:30 P.M. at Prospect United Methodist Church, conducted by Rev. David Grissom, pastor. Interment will be in the church cemetery.

In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his wife, Gayle Stuck Crumpton, after thirty-two years of marriage, and sister Betty Andrews. Surviving are daughter Rhonda Hampton and husband Ryan of Greensboro, son Ronald R. Crumpton, Jr. and wife Sabrina of Yanceyville, two granddaughters, Abigayle and Alayna Crumpton, sisters Christine Cook and husband Wally of Pelham, Connie Griffin and husband Jim, of Newton-Conover, brothers Jim Crumpton and wife Sarah of Danville, and Mark Crumpton and wife Fran of Roxboro.

The family will receive friends Wednesday 7-8:30 p.m. at Harrelson Funeral Service and at other times at the residence of son Ross and Sabrina Crumpton, 321 Hatchett Road. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to The Alzheimer' s Association, 400 Oberlin Road Ste 220, Raleigh, N.C. 27605 919-832-3732. Harrelson Funeral Service is assisting the Crumpton family with arrangements.

Source: The Caswell Messenger, 18 April 2007.

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