Sam Crumpton

  • Born: December 20, 1926
  • Died: April 19, 2009
  • Location: Savannah, Georgia

Tribute & Message From The Family

Sam Crumpton

SAVANNAH – Sam Crumpton, age 82, died Sunday, April 19, 2009. The Woodland, GA native was a longtime resident of Savannah and a member of Faith Primitive Baptist Church where he was a Deacon Emeritus. He had lived in Chester, GA for the past three years.

He was the former co-owner of C&S Upholstery Supply and was retired from the S & A Railroad as a switch foreman. Mr. Crumpton was a veteran of the United States Navy during World War II.

He was preceded in death by his first wife, Jackie Deloach Crumpton. Surviving are his wife, Joyce Crumpton; four daughters, one step-daughter, and three step-sons. Faye Corson (Sam) of Vicksburg, MS, Eva Crumpton and Nancy Wheless (Mike) both of Savannah, Mae-jo Britt (Alfred) of Thomaston, GA, Barbara Amerson (Carroll) of Chester, GA, Mike Cavanah of Eastman, GA, Harold Cavanah (Debra) of Danville, GA, and Frank Cavanah (Lisa) of Cochran, GA. Three sisters, Doris Smith of Barnesville, GA, Alice Yardman of Boling Green, KY, and Majo Hodges of Savannah. Three brothers, Pruitt Crumpton of Bessemer; AL, Waymond Crumpton of Savannah, and Danny Crumpton of Warrenton, GA, twenty-one grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends on Tuesday from 5:00 pm until 7:00 pm at Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Hodgson Chapel.

Funeral services will be held on Wednesday at 11:00 am at Faith Primitive Baptist Church, 3213 Bee Road, Savannah. Interment will follow in Forest Lawn Memory Gardens.

Remembrances may be made to the Alzheimer's Assoc. of Georgia, 201 Television Circle, Savannah, GA 31406.