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Gary David Crews

September 21, 1948 — January 8, 2023

Nahunta – Gary David Crews, 74, of Nahunta passed away Sunday (January 8, 2023) at Memorial Satilla Heath in Waycross, GA.

Born in Hickox, GA. his parents were Plen Crews and Irene Hickox Crews. He Was also preceded in death by a son, Franklin Crews; a brother, Kermit Crews; a sister, Barbara Kelly; 2 brothers-in-law, Arnold Kelly and Bobby Warren.

Gary worked for OREMC as a mechanic and attended Hickox Baptist Church.  He also was an EMT for Ware County EMS and a volunteer EMT with Brantley EMS and served on the Brantley Public Health Borad and as a City Councilman in the early 80's Gary loved Nascar, drag racing, animals and especially his dog, Katie. He loved spending time with his family and was always willing to help other people at any time.

Survivors include his wife, Cheryl Marlene Bennett Crews of Nahunta; 1 son and daughter-in-law, Lamar Crews (Pam) of Screven; 3 daughters and sons-in-law, Amanda Mason (Mike) of Valdosta, Scarlett Cowart (Jack) of Hoboken, Sherree Knox (Timmy) of Waynesville; 11 grandchildren, Brandon Crews, Andrew Tanner, Eric Crews, Christina Crews, Jared Morrow, Jada Mason, Dara Mason, Lana Mason, Kyler Knox, Kasen Knox, and Chelsea Crews; 9 great grandchildren; 2 brothers and sister-in-law, Ben Crews (Jill) of Mooresville, NC., Tim Crews of Waycross; a sister, Kathy Warren of Nahunta; a sister-in-law, Ruth Crews; also several nieces, nephews, other relatives and a host of friends.

A memorial service will be held Friday (January 13, 2023) at 11AM at New Hope Cemetery with Rev. Randy Wainright officiating.

Arrangements are with Frye Funeral Home, Nahunta.

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