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Kurt Crume

August 6, 1938 ~ July 23, 2022 (age 83)


Kurt Crume, 83, of Beaver Dam, Kentucky passed away Saturday, July 23, 2022 at Western Kentucky Veterans Center in Hanson, Kentucky. He was born August 6, 1938 in Echols to the late Homer D. Crume and Evelyn Burden Crume. Mr. Crume was a retired contractor and member of Beaver Dam Baptist Church and Hartford Masonic Lodge 420 F&AM. He obtained a bachelor’s degree from Western Kentucky University and Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. Mr. Crume proudly served in the United States Navy.

Aside from his parents he was preceded in death by his wife, Jeanette Crume in 2008.

He leaves behind to cherish his memory, one son, Jeff Crume of Raleigh, North Carolina; two daughters, Lisa Ashe of Sylva, North Carolina and Laura Driver of Raleigh, North Carolina; two sisters, Elaine Haley of Denver Colorado, Eleanor Southard of Beaver Dam, four grandchildren, and one great-grandchild.

Funeral services will be held at 2 PM Sunday, July 31, 2022 at Beaver Dam Baptist Church in Beaver Dam, Kentucky with Rev. Glenn Armstrong officiating. Burial will follow in Pond Run Cemetery in Echols with full military honors by Ohio County Honor Guard. Friends may visit with Mr. Crume’s family from 1 PM until the time of the service on Sunday at the church.

The family requests expressions of sympathy take the form of donations to, American Diabetes Association, 471 East Broad Street, Suite 1630, Columbus, OH 43215.

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July 31, 2022

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Beaver Dam Baptist Church (Beaver Dam, Kentucky)

Funeral Service
July 31, 2022

2:00 PM
Beaver Dam Baptist Church (Beaver Dam, Kentucky)

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