12/12/12 — Charles L. Crunk

Charles L. Crunk of Normandy, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, December 7th, 2012 at his residence at the age of 89.

Mr. Crunk was born in Franklin County, Tennessee to the late Clyde E. Crunk and Edna Y. Crunk. In his life

Mr. Crunk worked as a Pipe Fitter for A.E.D.C. and was a Veteran of the United States Army where he served during World War II in the European Theater.  Mr. Crunk was a member of the Steam Fitter/Pipe Fitters Union Local #572 for 56 years, as well as a devoted member of Grace Baptist Church. He loved to travel and cherished spending time with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, Mr. Crunk is preceded in death by two brothers; Newman C. Crunk, and Jerry Wayne Crunk.

He is survived by his loving wife of 65 years Mary Hice Crunk of Normandy; two Daughters, Debbie Crownover and her husband Ronnie of Normandy, and Kathy Russell and her husband Craig of Tullahoma; one sister, Mary E. Tucker of Estill Springs; three grandchildren, Keith Crownover and his wife Lauraleigh of Tullahoma, Lori Wright and her husband Mitchell of Tullahoma, and Kyle Russell and his wife Becky of Springville, Alabama; five great-grandchildren, Tyler and Matthew Wright, Katherine and Elizabeth Crownover, and Noah Russell; and well as several nieces, nephews, and cousins. 

Visitation for Mr. Crunk will be held on Tuesday, December 11th, 2012 from 5:00-8:00pm at Kilgore Funeral Home with funeral services to be held on Wednesday, December 12th at 11:00am in the Kilgore Funeral Home Chapel with Bros. Tim McGehee, Garry Irvin, and Billy Ray Painter officiating.

Burial will follow at Bethany Cemetery in Normandy.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that donations be made to The Bethany Memorial Fund, 1646 Riley Creek Road, Normandy, TN 37360.

Kilgore Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.