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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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  • December 21
    'Gone Girl' at the Playhouse
    1 p.m., 4 p.m., 7 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • December 21
    Railroad museum features model Christmas trains
    1 to 7 p.m. BC RR Museum, 18 W. Three Story Hill Road, Fruitdale
  • December 23
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • December 23
    Open 12-step meetings in New Bellsville area
    6 to 7 p.m. Harmony Baptist Church, 3999 Mt. Liberty Road, New Bellesville
  • December 24
    Nashville government offices CLOSED
  • December 24
    Christmas Eve Communion service at Becks Grove church
    7 p.m. Becks Grove Christian Church, 8009 Becks Grove Road
  • December 24
    Candlelight service at Helmsburg church Christmas Eve
    7 p.m. Brown County Community Church, 2370 Main St., Helmsburg
  • December 24
    Candlelight service set for Christmas Eve
    6:30 p.m. Country Gospel Music Church, 5181 State Road 46 East
  • December 24
    Cordry church hosts candlelight service Christmas Eve
    7 p.m. Church of the Lakes, 8844 Nineveh Road
  • December 25
    Government Offices CLOSED
  • December 26
    Bingo
    6 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • December 26
    Brown County Government Offices CLOSED
  • December 26
    'Interstellar' at the Playhouse
    4 p.m., 7 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • December 27
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • December 27
    Dave Miller at Abe Martin Lodge
    5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Abe Martin Lodge, Brown County State Park
  • December 27
    'Interstellar' at the Playhouse
    4 p.m., 7 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • December 27
    Live band at dance barn
    7:30 p.m. Mike's Dance Barn, 2277 State Road 46 West
  • December 28
    'Interstellar' at the Playhouse
    4 p.m., 7 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • December 29
    Jackson Township Board
    7 p.m. Jackson Township Board, Trustee's Office, 5765 Carmel Ridge Road
  • December 30
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • December 31
    Live band at the Playhouse
    8 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • January 2
    Bingo
    6 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • January 8
    Go Club meeting Thursdays
    3:30 to 5 p.m. Brown County Public Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • January 10
    Free community breakfast at Sprunica church
    8 to 10 a.m. Sprunica Baptist Church, 3902 Sprunica Road
  • January 14
    Jeff Foster at Hobnob restaurant
    6 to 8 p.m. Hobnob, 17 W. Main St.
  • December 7
    Jeff Foster at Hobnob restaurant
    6 to 8 p.m. Hobnob, 17 W. Main St.