Crowell, Jimmie

Jimmie Crowell, 74, of Fayette, Ohio, died Aug. 15, 2014.

He was born Sept. 5, 1939, at the family home in Metamora, Ohio, to the late Elmer and Lelah (Myers) Crowell. He married Marge S. Pigott on Aug. 3, 1963, at Our Lady of Fatima Church in Lyons, Ohio, and she survives.

Jimmie was a graduate of Lyons High School and served his county as a member of the United States Army. Jimmie and Marge settled in Fayette in 1966, where he owned and operated the former 76 Station for more than 20 years. He was employed as a truck driver following until his retirement.

Jimmie enjoyed playing cards, and playing with this grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He also enjoyed playing Santa Claus for several community and family events throughout the years.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by children Jimmie Crowell of Waldron, Mich., Tracie (and Trisha) Crowell of Fort Wayne, Ind., and Jodie Moran of Cincinnati, Ohio; three brothers, Ron Crowell of Berkey, Ohio, Don Crowell of Morenci, Mich., and Harold (and Ruby) Crowell of Florida; a sister, Lu (and Louis) Simmons of Wauseon, Ohio; nine grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Alice Matheny; three brothers, Charles, Floyd and Kenneth Crowell; and a son-in-law, Rodney Moran.

A memorial service is scheduled at 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 30, at Our Lady of Mercy Catholic Church in Fayette with Father Stephen Stanbery as celebrant. Military rites will be performed by the Fulton County Honor Guard. A celebration of Jimmie’s life with food and fellowship with the family will immediately follow in the fellowship hall.

Memorial donations are suggested to a charity of their choice.

Arrangements are being handled by the Eagle Funeral Home-Barrett Chapel in Fayette.