John  Crews

Obituary of John C. Crews

John C. Crews, 94, of Port Orange FL, passed away early in the morning of March 14, 2021. Born in Clifton Forge, VA, John was the son of Esca and Marie (nee Coffey) Crews.

After serving in the United States Navy, John worked for Philadelphia Electric (Exelon) as an electrical engineer, retiring at age 57.  While in Pennsylvania, he was a member of several trade organizations and was active in the Trinity Reformed United Church of Christ in Skippack, singing in the choir and serving on the consistory. John moved to the Port Orange area in 1993. While in Florida, he enjoyed golf, gardening, staying in touch with people, sending cards, being a part of the Lions, and meeting up for breakfasts with the guys.

John leaves behind two sons, David (Tawanya Newell-Crews) Crews of Schwenksville, PA, and James (Susan) Crews of Hendersonville, TN, along with 7 grandchildren and 10 greatgrandchildren.

John was met in Heaven by his late wife, Phyllis; sons, John Crews Jr. and Phillip Crews; and brother, Esca Crews Jr.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend his graveside service at 11:30 AM on Friday, June 11, 2021, at Trinity U.C.C. Church Cemetery, 2009 Church Rd, Skippack, PA 19474.  Memorial contributions may be made in his memory to the Perkiomen Valley High School Foundation at www.pvsdfoundation.orgOnline condolences may be made to the family at


Graveside Service

11:30 am
Friday, June 11, 2021
Trinity Christian U.C.C. Church
2009 Church Rd.
Skippack, Pennsylvania, United States
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