Willie Eugene Crapps, 96, passed away peacefully on Friday, July 9, 2021. Born December 6, 1924, in Summit, SC, he was the son of the late Otis and Annie Mae Oswald Crapps.
Beloved husband of Mary Rebecca Crapps, his wife of 55 years, and father of two sons, Harley E. Crapps (Karen) and Warren L. Shealy (Jan); four daughters, Tina Daniels (Gene), the late Gloria Gene Dozier (Cecil), Mary Ellis (Glenn) and Joyce Oltmann (Billy); grandchildren, Terry, LeAnn, Audrey, Rochelle, Denise, Shonda, Anita, Amy, Michael John, Samantha Lee, Cailyn, Billy, and great grandchildren.
He is a World War II veteran having served as an Army medic. After military service, he was employed by the Veterans Administration Dorn Hospital, Columbia, SC, and retired after thirty years of service.
Funeral services with military honors will be held at 12 o’clock, noon, Wednesday, July 14, 2021, at St. James Lutheran Church, 308 Church Street, Leesville, SC 29070. A private viewing for the immediate family will begin at 10:30 a.m. The family will receive friends and other relatives at 11:00 a.m. Committal will be private.
In lieu of flowers, memorial may be made to St. James Lutheran Church, 308 Church Street, Leesville, SC 29070.
Pope Funeral Home is assisting the Crapps family.
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