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OBITUARY: Ernest Russell Crump Jr.

MOUNT GILEAD — Ernest Russell Crump Jr., 86, of Mount Gilead, passed away, Wednesday morning, June 22, 2022 at his home.

The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 Friday evening, June 24, 2022 at Edwards Funeral Home of Mount Gilead. A private family graveside will follow on Saturday at Sharon Cemetery.

E.R. was born July 2, 1935 in Richmond County to the late Ernest Russell and Mabel Thompson Crump. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of the Korean War and a member of First United Methodist Church of Mount Gilead. He was a retiree of Jordan Lumber Company.


He is survived by his wife, Alva Dobbs Crump of the home; two sons, Monty Crump (Kathy) of Rockingham and Greg Crump of Mount Gilead; one brother, Frank Keith Crump (Sue) of Mount Gilead; three grandsons, Scot Shields, Austin and Ethan Crump; one great-grandson, Chord Crump.

Memorials may be made to First United Methodist Church, PO Box 176, Mt. Gilead, NC 27306.

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