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Rufus Claude Crow, Jr.

October 15, 1940 June 1, 2019
Rufus Claude Crow, Jr.
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O B I T U A R Y
Mr. Rufus Claude Crow, Jr., of Cameron Park, California, son of the late Rufus Crow and Mary Elizabeth Hickerson Crow, was born on October 15, 1940 in Elaine, Arkansas, and departed this life on Saturday, June 1, 2019. He was 78 years of age.
He enjoyed his early years growing up on the family cotton farm in Elaine, Arkansas with all his family and friends. At the age of 15 he went off to Castle Height Military Academy to complete his high school years. He was accepted into the United States Military Academy at West Point (Army) and graduated with the class of 1962. Enjoying the physical challenge of the military, he joined the Rangers. When it was time to serve, he was assigned to military advisory command Vietnam team 39. Achieving the rank of Captain after five years of combat, he was awarded the Bronze Star for valor. After the military, he earned a Masters in Business Administration from Rochester Institute of Technology and worked as a manufacturing engineering executive for many years.
Rufus loved God and His word. He taught the "Read Through the Bible in One Year- Daily Bible" for over 25 years. His life was a reflection of how he signed off on every email: "To God alone be the Glory".
He was preceded in death by his wife of 56 years, Judy Howell Crow, having united in marriage on March 23, 1963.
Survived by two daughters and sons-in-law: Leslie and Alan Hines, Lara and Darren Demaree; a son and daughter-in-law: Rufus III and Roxana Crow; seven grandchildren: Paige, Dana, Sara, Katherine, Renee, Rufus IV, and Ella; one great-grandchild: Ryker; two sisters: Elizabeth "Libby" Crow and Mary Virginia Horne.
Mr. Crow was also preceded in death by a brother: John Dale Crow.
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Cremation was chosen. Graveside serves for Mr. Rufus Claude Crow, Jr. will be conducted at 9:00 A.M., Central Time, Friday, July 12, 2019 at the Greensburg Cemetery with full military honors conducted by the Marion County Veteran's Honor Guard.
Cowherd and Parrott Funeral Home in Greensburg in charge of the service arrangements. www.cowherdandparrott.com or Facebook.


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Graveside

Friday

12

Jul

9:00 AM 7/12/2019 9:00:00 AM
Greensburg Cemetery

N Main Street
Greensburg, KY 42743

Central Time Full Military Honors

Greensburg Cemetery
N Main Street Greensburg 42743 KY
United States

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Greensburg Cemetery Final Resting Place

N Main Street
Greensburg, KY 42743

N Main Street Greensburg 42743 KY
United States
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