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Sunday July 22nd, 2018
2:00pm - 3:00pm

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Memorial Service


Sunday July 22nd, 2018
3:00pm

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Douglas "Doug" Michael Crews

Douglas "Doug" M. Crews, 64, of Mt. Holly passed away July 19, 2018 at his residence.  Doug was born on August 25, 1953 in Gaston County to the late Elmer and Mary Kate Hance Crews.  He is also preceded in death by his two infant brothers.  In his younger years, Doug attended Cramerton Freewill Baptist Church and later at Sunset Forest Baptist Church in Gastonia.  He enjoyed spending time in the mountains, fishing, and woodworking.

Doug is survived by his loving wife of 28 years, Elizabeth "Libby" Whittle Crews; a daughter; stepson, Patrick Marcengill and wife Shannon; stepdaughter, Lisa Townsend and husband Danny; brother, Keith Crews and wife Donna; nephews, David and Mark Crews; grandchildren, Dylan, Alexander, Charity, Braxton, and Shasta; step granddaughter, Katlyn; step grandson, Randy; and best friend known as his "brother from another mother," John Lee.

A memorial service to celebrate Doug's life will be held Sunday, July 22, 2018 at 3:00 p.m. at Benson Funeral & Cremation Services, Mt. Holly with Pastor Mark Crews officiating.  Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service.  Inurnment will be private. 

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Hospice of Gaston County, P. O Box 3984, Gastonia, NC 28054. 


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You always made me a better person with our times of laughter and crying together no one will ever take your place in my heart a piece of my heart is gone with you I will remember you forever my brother from another mother I love you and miss hearing your voice daily I will take care of Beth til God calls me home see you soon my brother

John Lee Jul 21 2018 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Douglas "Doug" Crews

John Lee Jul 21 2018 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Douglas "Doug" Crews

The Staff of Benson Funeral & Cremation Services Jul 20 2018 12:00 AM