Russell L. Crownover
April 22, 1930 June 10, 2021
Russell L. Crownover, 91, a resident of The Village at Morrisons Cove, Martinsburg, formerly of Williamsburg, passed away Thursday morning, June 10, 2021 at The Village.
He was born in Altoona, son of the late Blair Irvin and Anna P. (Moore) Crownover. Russell was twice married, first to Elma L. Roub who passed away on May 3, 2011 and then to Sandy K. Brantner who died on April 27, 2019.
Surviving are two daughters: Denise M. Sutton of Leesburg, FL and Renee E. Wilson (Stephen) of Bedford; three sons: Randall A. Crownover of Furlong, Keith R. Crownover (Lori) of Hollidaysburg and Darren W. Crownover (Kelly) of Coupeville, WA; 15 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; a great-great granddaughter; and a brother, Gary I. Crownover of Altoona.
He was preceded in death by a daughter, Brenda S. Hoover; a grandson, Matthew Sutton; and a sister, Margaret A. “Peggy” King.
Russell was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran of the Korean War, attaining the rank of corporal. He attended Living Water Family Worship, Williamsburg and was a former member of the Williamsburg Lions Club.
He worked most of his life as a meat cutter/butcher at his family’s grocery store, Crownover’s Market in Williamsburg. Russell loved his job and also simply enjoyed talking to people. His work was his passion, and he instilled this strong work ethic in all his children.
Friends will be received from 5:30 until 7:30pm, Monday, June 14, 2021 at John K. Bolger Funeral Home Inc., Williamsburg and from 10 until the 11am funeral service, Tuesday, June 15, 2021 at the funeral home, Pastor Robby J. Kagarise officiating. Interment with military honors will be held at Salem Reform Church Cemetery, rural Martinsburg.
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