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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.

 

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  • October 30
    Gospel jam session
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  • October 30
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  • October 30
    B.C. Election Board
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  • October 30
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  • October 30
    Rotary Club
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  • October 31
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  • October 31
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  • November 1
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  • November 1
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  • November 6
    Gospel jam session
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  • November 8
    Euchre
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  • November 8
    Dave Miller at Abe Martin Lodge
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  • November 11
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  • November 13
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  • November 15
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    5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Abe Martin Lodge, Brown County State Park
  • November 18
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • November 19
    Jeff Foster at Hobnob restaurant
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  • November 20
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  • November 23
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  • December 13
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