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Henry Clay Crumpler, Sr.
  • The family requests that those sending memorial contributions, please consider
  • Cornerstone Pentecostal Holiness Church
    P.O. Box 201
    Narrows, VA 24124

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“Mary and family, Please know that my thoughts and my prayers have been with you all since Clay ended up in the hospital last Friday. I pray that God...Read More »
1 of 13 | Posted by: Anna Lee Williams

“Sorry to hear about Clays dad ”
2 of 13 | Posted by: Sam and Kaye Phillips - Dublin, VA

“Our hearts and prayers goes out to your family. Henry used to ride motorcycles with my wife and I and the Southern Cruisers. He was always a joy to...Read More »
3 of 13 | Posted by: Tracey and Jesse Sherman

“While I did'nt know Mr. Crumpler, I consider Clay Jr., one of the most special young Christians, and friend I have known. To Clay Jr. and the family...Read More »
4 of 13 | Posted by: John Woodzell - Covington, VA

“Elizabeth and family. I am so sorry for your loss. I pray that God gives you comfort and strength in the coming days and peace in your heart. ”
5 of 13 | Posted by: Karen Snidow Galford - Narrows, VA

“Henry was a wonderful man. Never saw this man that he didn't have a smile on his face. No matter where you ran into him he was willing to carry on...Read More »
6 of 13 | Posted by: Joyce Hope Lucas - Ripplemead

“Mary..Elizabeth..Clay..Amanda..Cam am so sorry. Have many fond memories of Henry...He was just 15 when I met him...Praying that God will ease your...Read More »
7 of 13 | Posted by: Carolyn B Crumpler - Rocky Mount, NC

“I worked with Henry at 2 different plants.....he was a good man ”
8 of 13 | Posted by: richard lafon - rich creek, VA

“My heart is breaking for you guys :'( Uncle Henry was always such a fun loving man. May God be with you in the coming days to help to comfort you and...Read More »
9 of 13 | Posted by: Natasha Smith - Pembroke, VA

“Prays are with the Family ”
10 of 13 | Posted by: Phil Foster - Jacksonville, NC

“Mary and family, I am very sorry to hear such sad news. Our prayers go out to each of you during this difficult time. Henry was very special to us....Read More »
11 of 13 | Posted by: Danielle Tyson Whaley - NC

“deepest sympathy ”
12 of 13 | Posted by: Wayne Croy - pearisburg, VA

“I am deeply saddened by this. Henry was a wonderful person. He loved talking about his family and sharing he beautiful leather and knife creations....Read More »
13 of 13 | Posted by: Stephanie Belcher - Ballard, WV

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Henry Clay Crumpler, Sr., 55 of Narrows, passed away Monday, August 31st, 2015.

He was born in Rocky Mount, North Carolina on December 25th, 1959, and was the son of the late William Clarence Crumper, Sr. and Lola Elizabeth Harts Crumpler; a brother, William Clarence Crumpler, Jr.; a sister, Elizabeth Ann Crumpler Holland; and a niece, Jamie Renee Holland.

Henry served in the U.S. Navy veteran during the first Iran hostage crisis during the late 1970s and early 1980s, and was a longtime employee of Lhoist Chemical Lime in Kimbalton. A talented woodworker, leather worker, and excelled at making knives. He loved spending time at the beach, fishing and crabbing. But most of all, Henry loved spending time with his family.

Left to cherish his memory are his wife of 27 years, Mary Lucas Crumpler; a son, Henry Clay (Clay) Crumpler, Jr. and wife Amanda of Narrows; a daughter, Elizabeth Ann (Lizard) Crumpler of Narrows; a grandson, Camden Newby; a brother, John Lee Crumpler and wife Lisa of Rocky Mount, North Carolina; a sister, Lola Songer and husband Rush, also of Rocky Mount; a brother-in-law Robert Holland and wife Pat of Nash County, North Carolina; a sister-in-law, Carolyn Crumpler of Rocky Mount; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, and many special friends.

A memorial service will be held Friday, September 4th, 2015 at 7 PM at Cornerstone Pentecostal Holiness Church in Narrows with Pastors John and Millie Jenkins officiating. The family will receive friends at Cornerstone Pentecostal Holiness Church Friday from 5 PM until just prior to the service. At his request, he was cremated. The family requests that those sending memorial contributions, please consider Cornerstone Pentecostal Holiness Church; 809 College Street; Narrows, Virginia 24124.

The family is being served by Riffe's Funeral Service in Narrows, (540) 726-2442, and online at