In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by an infant sister, Helen Opal Crum; and one brother, John Carlos Crum.
Surviving are his wife, Faith Elaine Bonam Crum, whom he married June 24, 1982; his children, Amanda J. Crum and John D. (Liz) Crum, all of Caldwell, and Andrea R. (Brian) Peoples of Senecaville; his siblings, Eva Bettinger, Ellen Martin, Marlee Crum, and Larry Crum, all of Caldwell; two grandchildren, Hanan Hurst and Abigail Hurst; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Friends may call Wednesday, October 6, 2021, from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at McVay-Perkins Funeral Home, 416 East Street, Caldwell. The funeral service will be observed Thursday, October 7 at 11 a.m. at the Crum Ridge Church of Christ, 40660 Crum Ridge Road, Caldwell, with Sam Bartrug and Randy Chapman officiating. Burial will follow at Crum Ridge Cemetery. Due to current Covid conditions, guests are asked to follow recommended safety guidelines at all gatherings. An online guestbook may be signed at www.mcvay-perkins.com.