Samuel Lee Crawley of Campbellsville, son of the late Dennis Wilmore Crawley and Isla May Hunt Crawley, was born November 26, 1931, in Taylor County, Kentucky. He died at 8:00 A.M., Monday, May 18, 2020, in Campbellsville. Age: 88
He professed faith in Christ and was a member of Pleasant Hill Baptist Church where he served as a Deacon and Sunday School teacher for several years. He was also the sound system engineer for the Church’s music.
Samuel served his country honorably in the United States Air Force and was a member of the Honorable Order of Kentucky Colonels.
He was a retired employee of General Telephone Company.
He united in marriage to Margaret Faye Gupton April 30, 1952 and she preceded him in death October 2, 1984.
He later united in marriage to Kay Frances Cravens Underwood May 23, 1985 and she preceded him August 3, 2018.
Samuel loved rockhounding and making lovely jewelry, yard work, fishing, and doing anything that involved being outdoors. Hobbies also included working on electronics and traveling.
He is survived by two daughters: Connie Wise and husband, Brian, and Phyllis Gruver and husband, Larry, of Campbellsville; one step-son, John Underwood and wife, Lisa, of Greensburg; seven grandchildren: Angella Watson and husband, Craig, of Columbia, Nick Wise and wife, Robyn, Jason Gruver and Stacy Morris and husband, Kyle, of Louisville; Thomas Wise and wife, Alison, of Nashville, Rachel Keeton and husband, Will, of Lexington and Scott Gruver and wife, Xiufeng, of Boston, Massachusetts; one step-granddaughter, Erin Arnett and husband, Ryan, of Greensburg; nine great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews, and many other relatives and friends.
He was also preceded in death by two brothers and two sisters: D. W. Crawley, Jr., J. B. Crawley, Elizabeth Crawley England and Rebecca Beams.
AS MANDATED BY THE GOVERNOR, SERVICES WILL BE PRIVATE.
BURIAL: Campbellsville Memorial Gardens
FAMILY REQUESTED DONATIONS TO PLEASANT HILL BAPTIST CHURCH BUILDING FUND OR GIDEON BIBLES AND MAY BE MADE THROUGH PARROTT & RAMSEY FUNERAL HOME