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Charles Huston Crowe

December 4, 1930 ~ January 17, 2018 (age 87)

Charles Huston Crowe, 87, a native of Marion County, Kentucky, passed away at the Collins VA Home in Collins, Mississippi on Wednesday, January 17, 2018.

Charlie was preceded in death by his father, Basil Huston Crowe, his mother, Pauline Belton Crowe and his brother, William (Bill) Belton Crowe.  He is survived by his wife Rachel Hubbard Crowe of Campbellsville; sons, Charles Walker (Teresa) Crowe of Terry, MS, Barry Huston (Vanda) Crowe of Madison, MS and his daughter, Cretia Crowe (David) Ridderikhoff of Enola, AR. Charlie had two grandsons and a great granddaughter, Charles Everett Crowe, Blake Huston (Zandalee) Crowe, Master Sargent US Air Force, and Alley JoLyn Crowe.

Charlie was a proud Korean War Army Veteran and had been very active in his local VFW post in Clarksville, TN for many years before being relocated to Collins, MS.  He was a graduate of the University of Louisville and retired from the U.S. Department of Labor.  Charlie loved sports and had played basketball in High School. He continued to enjoy watching college and professional sports into his senior years.

A special thank you McKinney-Brown Funeral Home for all the arrangements.

Visitation will be Tuesday, January 23, 2018 from 11:00 A.M.- 12:00 P.M., followed by a funeral service at12:00 P.M.  all held at the Gum Lick Christian Church. Charlie will be laid to rest with a Military Honors service at the Belton Cemetery, located next to the church.   In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the University of Kentucky, Sanders-Brown Center on Aging Foundation, PO Box 34184, Lexington, KY  40588 or online at or a donation to the Gum Lick Christian Church in the Crowe/Belton name.

Charlie’s funeral arrangements are entrusted to McKinney-Brown Funeral Home with an online guestbook available at

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