Earl J. Crews, 93, of Callahan, passed away on July 15, 2018. He was born in Jacksonville and lived in North Florida for his entire life. Mr. Crews attended Evangel Temple Assembly of God in Jacksonville and served in the U.S. Navy. He was preceded in death by his wife, Pearl Crews and a daughter, Barbara Dowd. Survivors include 2 sons, Robert Crews (Paula) & Ronnie Crews (Linda); daughter, Lora Milligan (Doug); son-in-law, Elmer Dowd; 10 grandchildren, Jeff Dowd (Monica), Bryan Dowd (Cindy), Jennifer Dowd, Melissa Johnson (Phil), Robert Crews, Jr. (Carrie), Joy Walker (Paul), Theresa Milligan, Rachel Anstett (John), Josh Crews, Amanda Field (Chris); 15 great-grandchildren, Will, Meighan, Matthew, Savannah, Dalton, Julia, Frank, Lucy Pearl, Ivy, Paul, Jr., David, Rebecca, Hannah, Andrew & Matthew; great-great grandchild, McKinley Swofford and many other family members and friends. Funeral services will be held 11 AM Thursday, July 19, 2018 in the chapel of Giddens-Reed Funeral Home, 270 U.S. Highway 301, North, Baldwin (www.giddensreedfh.com) with Bryan Dowd officiating. The family will receive friends from 10:30 AM until the time of the service at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Jacksonville National Cemetery with Navy honors. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to either Community Hospice of NE Florida or The Gideons International.