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Wilbur Harold Crawley III, 61, Nashville

Wilbur Harold Crawley III, 61, Nashville, passed away Dec. 12, 2012.

He was born Jan. 15, 1951 in Cincinnati, Ohio, son of Wilbur Crawley II, who preceded him in death, and Mary A. (Lang) Crawley of Brookville.

Wilbur is survived by his wife, Julianna (Burch) Crawley of Nashville; his children, Anna Elizabeth and Joshua Will Crawley, both of Nashville; mother, Mary Crawley of Brookville; sisters, Cynthia (Kenny) Reed of Brookville, Monica (Nick) Fritsch and Mary (Daren) Back, both of Sunman, Laura (Darrell) Hoog of St. Peters, Lisa (Vince) Carr of Maineville, Ohio, Barbara (Timothy) Arnold of Clarksville; brothers, Martin (Chantel) and Philip (Tamara) Crawley, both of Brookville, Brian (Pamela) Crawley of Milan, Michael (Julie) Crawley of Yorkville; and half sisters, Jennie (Nate) Burgess of Brookville and Mantissa Rookard of Jelico, Tenn. He was preceded in death by his father, father- and mother-in-law, Jeannette and Thomas Burch; and a sister, Teresa Crawley.

Wilbur was a graduate of Whitewater High School in 1969 and Purdue University in 1989 with a degree in electrical engineering. He joined the U.S. Navy in 1969 serving aboard the USS Will Rogers (SSBN-659) and the USS Valdez (FF-1096). He then joined U.S. Naval Reserves where he attained the rank of senior chief. He was an employee of Faurecia Emissions Control Technologies in Columbus.  Wil started his career with Arvin in May, 1990 as an advanced acoustical engineer.  From there, he was promoted to manager of test and validation, then to chief engineer of durability and testing.  He progressed to chief engineer of advanced engineering. His most current role was chief engineer, CVE technology. Throughout his career, Wil was granted 13 patents and has six pending currently.  He was a senior expert of systems electric and electronic architecture. He was a well-respected mentor and a true visionary in technology.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be conducted Saturday, Dec. 15 at 11:30 a.m. at St. Agnes Catholic Church, 1008 McClary Road, Nashville, with Father Eric Johnson officiating.

The family will receive visitors at the church Saturday from 9:30-11:30 a.m.

Burial will take place Monday, Dec. 17 at 11 a. m. at Holy Guardian Angel Church Cemetery, 405 U. S. Highway 52, Cedar Grove.

Online condolences can be sent to the family at www.bondmitchellfuneralhome.com.

 

  • September 1
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • September 1
    Open 12-step meeting in New Bellsville area
    8 p.m. Harmony Baptist Church, 3999 Mt. Liberty Road, New Bellesville
  • September 1
    Time for inner peace set at local church
    5:30 to 7 p.m. Parkview Church of the Nazarene, 1750 State Road 46 East
  • September 2
    Woodworkers Club
    7 p.m. Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • September 3
    WRAPS
    7 to 9 p.m. Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • September 3
    Brown County Schools Board of Trustees
    6:30 p.m. BC Intermediate School, 260 Schoolhouse Lane
  • September 3
    Future of rural places subject of talk
    5:30 p.m. Brown County Inn, 51 State Road 46 East
  • September 4
    Farmers market in Bean Blossom
    4 to 7 p.m. St. David's Episcopal Church, 11 State Road 45 at 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • September 4
    Bingo
    6 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • September 5
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • September 5
    BCHS class of 2005 reunion slated
    3 to 6 p.m., 8 p.m. Deer Run Park; Salt Creek Golf Retreat, 2359 State Road 46 East
  • September 6
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    2 to 3:30 p.m. Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • September 8
    Open 12-step meeting in New Bellsville area
    8 p.m. Harmony Baptist Church, 3999 Mt. Liberty Road, New Bellesville
  • September 8
    Peaceful Valley Heritage meeting
    6:30 p.m. BCCF, 209 S. Van Buren St.
  • September 8
    Retired teachers
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  • September 9
    Nashville Town Council
    6 p.m. Town Hall, 200 Commercial St.
  • September 12
    Free community breakfast at Sprunica church
    8 to 10 a.m. Sprunica Baptist Church, 3902 Sprunica Road
  • September 12
    Bible camp planned
    8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church, 5802 Old Settlers Road behind Brownie's restaurant
  • September 17
    WRAPS
    7 to 9 p.m. Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • September 18
    BucCornEar Festival fundraiser returns
    4 to 8 p.m. JTFD, 4831 Helmsburg Road, Helmsburg
  • September 18
    'A Miracle for You' services with evangelist Jerry Holland
    7:30 p.m. The Pentecostals
  • September 19
    BucCornEar Festival fundraiser returns
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  • September 19
    'A Miracle for You' services with evangelist Jerry Holland
    6 p.m. The Pentecostals
  • September 20
    'A Miracle for You' services with evangelist Jerry Holland
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  • September 28
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    Read to a dog at the library
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