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“Marlene and all the kids,I'm sorry for your loss. I have so many memories of all of you: years in Alabama, wrestling at family picnics, and the...Read More »
1 of 5 | Posted by: - Greenwood, IN

“Charlie was a great man. One of my first bosses, always treated me very nice. Thanks for being such a leader and a good boss.Prayers for the Crowder...Read More »
2 of 5 | Posted by: Ed Wright - FORT WAYNE, IN

“My wonderful memories of Charlie at Simpson have been flowing. He made our male quartet come alive for us and the congregation especially the oldie...Read More »
3 of 5 | Posted by: Al Kuelling - Fort Wayne, IN

“You were always full of life and I will always cherish your memory, Uncle Charlie ”
4 of 5 | Posted by: David Adams - Norwood, OH

“Thinking of you. We wish that we could be there with you. We will be with you in thought and spirit. n Russell and Sandra Ruby ”
5 of 5 | Posted by: Sandra & Russell Ruby


Charles K. Crowder, 83, passed away Thursday, August 3, 2017 in Fort Wayne. Born in Wabash, IN, Charley worked in car sales and management, and later with D.O. McComb and Sons Funeral Home. He was a member of Plymouth Congregational Church. Surviving are his wife of 64 years, Marlene Crowder of Fort Wayne; his children, Charles (Tana) Crowder of Upland, IN, Ernest (Beth) Crowder of Fort Wayne, Cheryl Crowder of Fort Wayne, Jeanne (Mick) Rabley of Middleville, MI, Jeffrey (Sharon) Crowder of Woodburn, IN; 14 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; 1 great-great granddaughter; 1 brother; and 2 sisters. Charley was preceded in death by his parents, Ernest and Ruby Crowder; 1 great-granddaughter; 2 brothers and 7 sisters. Service is 1:30 pm, Wednesday, August 9, 2017 at Plymouth Congregational Church, 501 W Berry St with calling one hour prior. Calling also Tuesday, August 8, 2017 at D.O. McComb and Sons Lakeside Park Funeral Home, 1140 Lake Ave, from 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm & 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm. Memorials may be made to the Last Supper Drama Group or Madina Village School of Sierra Leone, West Africa.