John Wayne CrewsMarch 23, 2017
John Wayne Crews, 64, of Jacksonville, went home to be with his Heavenly Family on Thursday, March 23, 2017. He will be remembered as a loving father, brother, grandfather and friend. John Wayne was a native of Jacksonville, FL where he graduated from Baldwin High School. He earned an Honorable Discharge from the United States Army in 1976. He was preceded in death by his parents, Reverend Lewie and Betty Jane Crews and grandchild Randall Wayne Crews Jr. Survivors include his 4 sisters, Karen (Erman) Copher, Jean (Mike) Lloyd, Jane (Tony) Burnsed & Lynn (Jerry) Thrift; 3 children, Laura Marie Crews, Randall Wayne (Jennifer) Crews & John Thomas Crews; 13 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren. The family will receive friends from 6-8 PM Monday evening at Giddens-Reed Funeral Home, 270 U.S. Highway 301, N., Baldwin, FL, 904-266-2337 (www.giddensreedfh.com). Funeral services will be held at 12 noon Tuesday, March 28, 2017 at Otis Road Church of God, 801 Otis Road, Jacksonville followed by burial at Jacksonville National Cemetery. A celebration of his life will be held at his son’s (Randall Wayne) home at 647 Sunny Stroll Drive, Middleburg, FL 32068 following the Military Honors Service at the graveside.