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March 22, 2013
Your light will never dim or extinguish because you will always be in our hearts and minds. See you soon brother.
March 20, 2013
For you will love until we meet again! Looking forward to our glorious reunion! I love you and miss you so much!
March 20, 2013
These kind words mean so much to us and remind us of what a loving, caring, good hearted person my brother was. He is gone from this earth but lives forever in our hearts and in Heaven! I look forward to our joyous reunion! Thank you for all the love and support every friend and family member has shown us in this difficult time in our lives. Please continue to remember our family in your prayers, for without prayers we could not push on.
January 06, 2013
Thanks to All of You who took the time to send a word of comfort to us at Phillip's passing. God has used those words to minister to us during the hardest time of our lives. We appreciate You and thank God for your friendship. Please continue to remember us in your prayers. Thanks and God bless, Marshall and Tammy Crank
September 21, 2012
September 10, 2012
Many Prayers are with your family. I remember that smile that lite up ANY room, so today I light a candle in rememory of that happy go lucky smile.....
September 02, 2012
Dear Marshall and Tammy,
I would like to extend my deepest condolences on the tragic loss of your son. I cannot even begin to imagine the pain and anguish in your hearts. Please know my prayers are for our Heavenly Father to wrap you in His loving arms and give you His peace and comfort in this terrible time. Love to you both.
September 02, 2012
Tammy and Marshall, we are so sorry to hear of your loss. Our deepest sympathy to you and your family. May you find comfort in precious time and wonderful memories. You are in our thoughts and prayers.
Steve & Pat Young
Howard & Ruth Nichols
September 02, 2012
My dad Richard Cruey knew Marshall Crank he wanted to let you know he has asked his church to pray for the family . god bless the family.
September 01, 2012
my thoughts and prayers are with you all.god bless during this hard time.
August 31, 2012
God Bless You
August 31, 2012
I AM SO SORRY FOR YOUR LOST,TABBY MY PRAYERS ARE WITH YOU AND YOUR FAMILY,HE WAS A GREAT PERSON AND WILL TRUELY BE MISSED,WE LOVE YOU AND IF YOU NEED ANYTHING WE ARE HERE,LOVE YVONNE AND AMBER ROSE
August 31, 2012
"It was my honor serving with you in Iraq brother. I'll see you later my brother"
August 31, 2012
I have known Phillip since the 1st grade. He was a great friend to me since the day we met. He always saw the best in people and always had this big smile on his face that would light up the room. It is so hard to believe that you are really gone. I know your in a better place watching over all of us though. Brody and I will continue to pray for your family during this difficult time.
August 31, 2012
My prayers and thoughts are with his family. I hadn't talked to Phillip in a long time, but I will never forget the memories from Mary Hughes. He will be greatly missed.
August 30, 2012
I am soo sorry for your loss. You guys are in my prayers.
August 30, 2012
I will always remember Phillip as a little boy, when he would come in records. He was a very sweet boy and I loved seeing him. Tammy and Marshall I can't say enough how sorry I am for your loss. I don't know how I could stand it if I lost my son. Please know if there is anything Mark or I can do for you or your family please just call us. Love you and praying for you.

Markj and Linda Baird
August 30, 2012
I pray Phillips memories and laughter you shared with him comforts you and everyone that loved him. I knew Phillip in high school, only for a short while, he could keep everyone laughing and happy just by his presence. I know he will be shining down to lighten this hard time somehow.
August 30, 2012
We will miss you Crank.God Bless the friends and the entire family.You are all in our thoughts and prayers.His new objective is to guard Gods golden gates.Rest in Peace man.
August 30, 2012
I don't think Phillip ever met anyone that wouldn't call him a friend or brother. We had some good times and good talks and I miss that already. Tabby and the family are in my thoughts and prayers. Crank will be missed by many.
August 30, 2012
May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.
August 30, 2012
I will never forget the times I shared with Phillip as a child at Mary Hughes middle school he was a great friend and person! Many thoughts and prayers to his family. Truly sorry I can't be there to show my sympathy and support.
August 30, 2012
I am so sorry to hear of this news. I diDn't know Phillip very well, but we did work together. He always came in with a smile and treated his callers with kindness. May God give you strength and comfort during the difficult times. My prayers and thoughts are with you all.
God Bless, Andi Spence - Agent at ACT
August 30, 2012
I am so sorry for your loss. You and your family are in my prayers. May our awesome God comfort you.

Angie Gilliam
Chancery Court
August 30, 2012
I am so sorry for you loss.. Phillip was a great friend and person to be around. he will be missed. Your family is in my prayers.
August 30, 2012
Im so sorry for your loss. Phillip was a WONDERFUL SWEET SMART LOVING guy. He will always be looking down on all of this with that Beautiful Sweet smile. We all Love and Miss You Deeply. R.I.P. Crank. Gone but Never Forgotten
August 30, 2012
So sorry for your loss Phillip was a great guy. You have my prayers and thoughts through this difficult time.
August 30, 2012
Phillip I'll never forget all the sunshine and laughter u brought me from my 15th b-day to 24th and 2 yrs of marriage I love and will miss you there greatly..... Tab
August 30, 2012
I think one of my best memories of Phillip was when a friend of ours was getting married we all where to get dressed up and meet up Clayton and Chuck show up in their dress blues Amber and I where in dresses Berry and Crank pull up Berry is in dress pants and a nice shirt then Crank rounds the corner in his cap and gown from high school and tells us it was the nicest thing he had in his closet I laughed so hard I cried that's what I remember most when I think of all the time we shared growing up is the sound of laughter may you rest in peace my sweet friend my prayers are with the Crank family he will be greatly missed
August 30, 2012
so terribly sorry...
August 29, 2012
Charles and Trella white.
Our Prayers and heart felt thoughts are with the family and friends, God bless you. River of Life Church family.
August 29, 2012
Crank...i dont even know where to start. You will always have a place in my heart and a huge part of my memories. You were a great friend and an even better brother. This will never be a good bye but a see you soon. My prayers go out to the Crank family and friends. Semper Fi brother
August 29, 2012
I will never forget you through all the times good in bad in Iraq and IRP together, serving together, and you'll always be my brother. I'll miss you Semper Fi brother.
August 29, 2012
I remember the way he used to sign everyones year book when they came in back in Grade school. Phillip Always knew how to make ANYONE Smile. You will be missed by many.
August 29, 2012
Phillip was a fun guy to be around and play football with. He is a brother in arms and will be missed greatly.
August 29, 2012
My young brother it was a pleasure serving with and being blessed to have known you on this earth .... I will see you again standing your post.. R.I.P. until we meet again
S/F
SSgt. Lowder
August 29, 2012
I will be in prayer for the family of Crank. I will always remember the fun times we shared and the laughs we had. You always knew how to make me smile. Rest in peace Crankster!!
August 29, 2012
I knew Crank through my cousin Tabby. Every time I saw them he was smiling and laughing. I thank him so much for his service. He will be greatly missed!!!! Me and my family will have you in our hearts and prayers. Just remember, with GOD you will see his smile again.
August 29, 2012
So sorry for your loss. Phillip will always be remembered.
August 29, 2012
My thoughts and prayers are with your family....I am so sorry for your loss..
August 29, 2012
Although I only knew you for a short time, you sure did brighten the days at work. You made everyone laugh with your jokes, your stories and showing everyone your hidden talents. You will be missed. Rest In Peace Phillip
August 29, 2012
its hard to belive tht we are saying good bye to a good friend u will be missed and im so very sorry to ur family for thier loss and ill keep them in my thoughts
August 29, 2012
Rest in peace marine, you are paid in full.
August 29, 2012
I will never forget that smile. My prayers are with everyone durring this hard time.
August 29, 2012
So sorry for the loss. He will be remembered.
August 29, 2012
The world is saddened to have lost such a wonderful person! Phillip was always smiling and laughing. He always made sure he had everyone else around laughing too. Phillip will be missed! To the Crank Family you are in my thoughts.
August 29, 2012
Ever since I was informed of everything that happened, I have had thoughts of high school on my mind. How funny Crank was! He was always smiling and made everyone he was around smile. Phillip will be missed greatly! To the Crank family you are in my thoughts.
August 29, 2012
Marshall & Tamarie:

I am deeply saddened by Phillip's sudden death and appreciate greatly his contribution to our nation. You are in my prayers and may God keep you in the palm of his hand.
August 29, 2012
I pray that God will be with your family.I TRULY THANK HIM FOR HIS SERVICE.
August 29, 2012
You will always remain in many hearts, thoughts, and prayers....i want to thank you for just being the man you were....a soldier, a friend, and a good human being.....i will miss you my friend
August 29, 2012
I met Crank Freshman year and no matter how bad of a day you were having he could make it better with his jokes and smile! I didn't see him much after High School but when I did he always had a smile on his face! You are all in my prayers in this difficult time. I pray that God gives you peace that passes all understanding. Celebrating a life well lived. We will cherish the memories forever.
August 29, 2012
To Phillips's family. We were so shocked and sad to hear of Phillips's accident. I can not imagine the loss of a child. Phillip took our daughter Nikki Countiss to her first prom. He was such a sweet and honorable young man. May God bless you with the peace you need. Gwen, and Greg Countiss
August 29, 2012
I went to school with Crank,he was good friends with my cousin. I couldnt believe it when I heard on the news. Prayers go out to his family and friends. He will be greatly missed but never forgotten.
August 29, 2012
deanna so sorry for your loss
August 29, 2012
Although I do not know any of you personally, your family is in my thoughts & prayers. May you find peace & comfort in all the everlasting memories.
August 29, 2012
Tammy, Marshall, Deanna and family,
We are so very sorry to hear about Phillip. The years have went by so fast and we remember the "little brother". You are all in our thoughts and prayers. Please let us know if there is anything at all we can do to help you all out in your time of sorrow.
August 29, 2012
I am praying for all of Cranks family and friends, he was such a great guy and I have many memories of him and that BIG BEAUTIFUL smile that he always wore, and the words and hugs of encouragement when I needed them, he will be loved, missed and remembered for a lifetime! Love you Crank!
August 29, 2012
Sending all my love , thoughts and prayers to the Crank family, along with all his friends.The only thing we all can be sure of at this moment in time is that you will be thought of and missed everyday.
August 29, 2012
Please accept our most heartfelt sympathies for your loss…our thoughts are with you and your family during this difficult time.
August 29, 2012
I am praying for all of Cranks family and friends, he was such a great guy and I have many memories of him and that BIG BEAUTIFUL smile that he always wore, and the words and hugs of encouragement when I needed them, he will be loved, missed and remembered for a lifetime! Love you Crank!
August 29, 2012
I am so sorry to hear of Phillip's accident. His family & friends are in my prayers. I thank him for his service to our country & for being such a special friend to my son, Jeremy Shaffer. May God bless and comfort you all.
August 29, 2012
Phillip you will be truely missed by all of us!!!!! I'll still picture your smile on a bad day.... Rest in Peace my friend Im going to miss you!!!
August 29, 2012
They say "The Good Die Young" and that my friend stands so true with the passing of you! To your family, all my thoughts and prayers go out to them! I will miss you with every second that passes and Ill never be able to listen to the song "A Holly Jolly Christmas" without thinking of all the times you sang it to me. You touched so many lives and always were the best friend a friend could ever have!!! Love you and miss you!!!! Gone but NEVER forgotten!!
Holly Jones
August 29, 2012
Marshall and Tammy,
I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you.
August 29, 2012
So very sorry for your loss. Our hearts and prayers go out to you. We never saw Phillip that he didn't have a smile on his face or a kind word to say. He was at our house several times as he and our daughter Ashley Penley (King) were friends and classmates since 4th. grade. He will me mised by everyone.
August 29, 2012
Deanna and family,
Please accept our condolences on the loss of your brother. May God comfort you and give you peace through this difficult time. You and your family are in our prayers.

Although it is difficult today to see beyond the sorrow, may looking back in memory help comfort you tomorrow. ~author unknown
August 29, 2012
Sending my thoughts and love across the miles to the friends, family and loved ones of Phillip. My heart breaks for you in this time of loss.
August 29, 2012
Sending my thoughts and prayers to all of Phillip's family and friends. I can't even begin to imagine the hurt in everyone's heart right now. I haven't seen Phillip since we graduated together, he was a wonderful caring person who's smile always lit up a room. He will be greatly missed, but take comfort in knowing he is walking the streets in heaven looking down on everyone now.
August 29, 2012
August 29, 2012
I am so sorry for your loss. I will be praying for you all. My thought sare with you all.
August 29, 2012
Dear friends,
We were so saddened to hear about Phillip. We remember him with a smile that could light up any room and a sweet spirit. Can't believe how fast the years have gone by. Know that you are all in our prayers and that our hearts are heavy for you at this time. You all are very special to us. If you need anything, let us know. Love, Hank, Beth, Alyssa, Eric, and Jenna Hare
August 29, 2012
RIP Phillip Crank. You will be missed greatly by all friends and family. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you.
August 29, 2012
We will all miss you crank we thank you for all that you done for us our prayers our with yur family u will not be forgotin buddy
August 29, 2012
Sending thoughts and prayers for your family! Phillip had a smile that lit up a room, he will be greatly missed!!
August 29, 2012
Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this time.
August 29, 2012
Deanna, I am praying for you and your family. May God comfort you and your family during this difficult time.
August 29, 2012
I am deeply saddened by the loss of your young man. I remember him from years ago as a sweet school boy. We all struggle to find the right words to say, but I wish you all mercy and peace in this loss.
August 29, 2012
I rember I had holdens shop class together and he was always in a good mood and had a smile on his face there were never a dull moment in that class with phillip he was a good guy. RIP Crank
August 28, 2012
August 28, 2012
To the parents of Phillip.what a wonderful son the lord gave you.He was a special person.We praise him for what he did for our country,and his friends.Mr.&Mrs Crank you did a great job.God bless you and give you strength and peace to help you pass thru this terrible time.
August 28, 2012
Dear family, my heart is heavy for you and my thoughts and prayers go out to you during this most difficult time.
August 28, 2012
Crank, I was giving an awesome opportunity to meet you.. you were so sweet and always looking out for others. you''l be missed by everyone who knew you and loved you! My thoughts and prayers go out to your family and friends. They were truly blessed to have such a hero in their lifes!!
August 28, 2012
MAY GOD WRAP YOU IN HIS LOVING ARMS DURING YOUR TIME OF SORROW. TO PHILLIP I WANT TO SAY THANK YOU FOR SERVING OUR COUNTRY. I DONT KNOW YOU ROR YOUR FAMILY BUT THE SMILE ON YOUR FACE SPEAKS VOLUMES. GOD BLESS EACH AND EVERYONE OF YOU.
August 28, 2012
August 28, 2012
Marshall & Tammy, I was so sorry to hear about Phillip. May God give you comfort during this time
August 28, 2012
My thoughts and prayers are with everyone who had that special relationship with Crank, he was such a great guy that it was hard not to love him from the first time you met him, I will always remember that BIG BEAUTIFUL smile that he always wore and those comforting words he always gave to me when I needed them, he will be missed and truly loved And remembered for a life time! Love ya buddy!
August 28, 2012
12 years ago I met you. You had me laughing in minutes! I am so glad I got to see you a few mouths ago and you got to meet my little boy.
You will always and forever will be remembered by everyones life you touched. Love you!!!
August 28, 2012
My husband and I met Phillip in Walmart just a few weeks ago. We had a really good conversation while looking through movies in the $5 bin. His story was similar to my husband's, and his name stuck with me. Though we only met Phillip by this chance encounter, we were shocked and very sad to hear of this terrible accident. Phillip made a really good impression on us. I feel lucky to have met such a sweet person. I pray for peace for Phillip and his family. God Bless you all.
August 28, 2012
He is one of the sweetest people I know. He could always put a smile on my face. I will forever remember him and his wonderful soul.
August 28, 2012
I am so sorry to hear of Phillips passing. My 2 boys Ryan and Bryan Milhorn went to school with Crank (thats what they called him)and they alway spoke well of him. I just pray that the Lord will wrap his arms around you and give you the strength you need to help you through this lifes jorney until you meet again. Sometimes we ask WHY but the Lord knows. Remember he just needed another angel and he chose Phillip.
August 28, 2012
May you look up to the lord through this difficult time of sorrow!!! The family and tabby are in my thoughts and prayers!!! R.I.P Crank!!!
August 28, 2012
Phillip was loved by all who got the blessing of coming in contact with him. May God give him rest and may he give his family strength and courage to face the storm.
August 28, 2012
Crank was an absolutely wonderful person with an incredible smile. My heart has been heavy ever since I heard of his passing. We have truly lost a great guy. His memory will live on. My thoughts & prayers are with his family.
August 28, 2012
To Phillip's family, I will keep you in my thoughts and prayers. He was such a sweet person and I know he will be missed.
August 28, 2012
Everyone is a much better perso for having know you my friend!!! your smile and the laughter that filled a room while you were in will be missed greatly!!!! we all love and will miss you forever!!!!
August 28, 2012
I've known Phillip since he was young and had just recently been in touch with him, He will truly be missed. My heart goes out to his family!
August 28, 2012
Tabby, I am so so sorry for your loss.
August 28, 2012
Wish I had the privilege to continue the friendship we started in High School. It pains me to know we lost such a sweet soul. My thoughts and prayers go out to the family and friends that Phillip touched so dearly. I hope peace comes to all. Until we meet again....
August 28, 2012
May peace be with the family.
August 28, 2012
My thoughts and prayers are with your family. So sorry for your loss...
August 28, 2012
RIP Crank! Semper Fi Brother! You've touched peoples lives all over this world!
August 28, 2012
Phillip was one of the greatest people I have ever known. He was the sort of person others should aspire to be. He was so easy to talk to and accepting of everyone, despite their differences. I never saw him without that wonderful smile on his face! He will be truly missed by all.
August 28, 2012
My thoughts and prayers are with the family and Tabby. This was a life taken too soon and a very special person.
August 28, 2012
TO PHILLIP'S PARENTS,ESPECIALLY HIS MOTHER,I TOO LOST MY SON BENJAMINE BARNETTE, IN 1984,HE WAS 21,YOU WILL NEVER GET OVER THIS LOSS, BUT,GOD OUR FATHER HAD A PLACE FOR HIM TO FILL;YOU WILL GET THROUGH THIS WITH GOD'S HELP AND THE COMFORT OF FAMILY AND MEMORIES. MY PRAYERS ARE WITH YOU.
JEWELL BARNETT BLUFF CITY 538-6481
August 28, 2012
My thoughts and prayers are with Phillip's family and Tabby during this difficult time. I have known Phillip for about 7 years and we grew closer over the past few. He was such a dear friend and person, always knew how to make someone smile, laugh, and feel good. Heaven gained the most precious angel.
August 28, 2012
All my thoughts and prayers are with you all. Such a pleasure growing up in church with such a wonderful family. I pray God keeps you and fills you with His overwhelming peace.
August 28, 2012
To Phillip's Family,
I am so sorry for your loss. Phillip was a very special guy. I pray God will be with you during this difficult time.
August 28, 2012
I was not close to crank and its been a while since Tabby and I have even spoken but I know how much her and the entire family are hurting so I would like to send my deepest condolences. The lord is with you and may he help you get through this trajedy.
August 28, 2012
Philip you will be greatly missed but I know your in a better place now ill see again one day buddy an will always keep you in my thoughts an prayers
August 28, 2012
My sons went to school with your son, and I want to express my heart felt sympathy to you and your family. We lost Casey in an accident in 2002. May God guide you in the way of some form of comfort.
August 28, 2012
August 28, 2012
Phillip crank was a real good friend and he will be missed by alot of people its sad he had to go to so young he was always smileing everytime i talked to him me and my family will be praying for his family i will miss u buddy
August 28, 2012
i went to school with philp crank he was agood frined of mine will be missed so dearly
August 28, 2012
Our thoughts and prayers are with the entire family during this hard time.We went to school with Phillip and he was a great guy,always smiling,funny,and there for people when they needed him and he will be greatly missed.May God watch over you and guide you through this time of lose.
August 28, 2012
I went to high school with Phillip. He was nothing but nice and a sweet person to me. Always had a smile on his face and very friendly. The world has lost a wonderful guy but i know he is in a better place. My thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time.
August 28, 2012
Philly- you will be so missed. May you rest in peace with our eternal,heavenly Fahter. Love and Miss you.
August 28, 2012
Rest in peace sweet cheeks. The world lost another great man before his time. May your family find peace in this time of sorrow. Stay strong and remember the good times and the awesome memories we all shared with you. Sending you all my prayers.
August 28, 2012
God grant you peace through these hard times. You are surrounded with prayer.

We love you Dee.
Tracy Conboy
August 28, 2012
Sempre Fi Devil Dog. You will be missed forever.
August 28, 2012
You will be missed greatly! Prayers for your family and all that love you!
August 28, 2012
I will miss you my brother, but I will only remember the good and from now you will go will me wherever I go. I love you and will miss you but I put I on smile because I know that is what you would want
August 28, 2012
Lost for words! You truly were a great guy and one that will never be forgotten and always be missed!! I'm glad that I have the memories with you! My prayers go to the family and friends!!
August 28, 2012
Marshall, Tammy, & Deanna,
We want to extend our deepest sympathy for you in your loss.
The sorrow of the faithful
is not that of permanent loss,
but the tender sense of sadness
that comes in saying good-bye for now
to someone we love.
May today's sorrow give way
to the peace and
comfort of God's love
August 28, 2012
SO SORRY TO HEAR ABOUT PHILLIP. REMBER HIM WHEN HE WAS YOUNG
August 28, 2012
In loving memory of a wonderful person. We will love you and miss you always.
August 28, 2012
God be with you & your family, You will be missed.
August 28, 2012
Phillip, You were such a wonderful person and had such a wonderful smile. You will be missed.
August 28, 2012
So very sorry for your loss. Thinking and praying for our family.
August 28, 2012
In recognition of Phillip Andrew Crank's Honorable Service in the United States Marine Corps, the members of the SSgt Walter F. 'Trae' Cohee III Detachment # 115, Salisbury, MD as well as the members of the Tri-Cities Detachment # 969, Gray, TN of the Marine Corps League would like to extend our appreciation and gratitude for his service to God, Country and Corps as well as our sincere condolences to his family.

SEMPER FIDELIS

Don Elseroad
Staff Sergeant USMC (Ret)
MCL Detachment # 115 & # 969
August 28, 2012
WE are sorry for your loss,You are in our prayers always.God bless.
August 28, 2012
My good friend I can't wait until I am walking the streets of gold with you. You were and always will be in my heart buddy. Love you brother.
August 28, 2012
To Phillip's Family

I am so sorry for your loss and you all have my sympathies.
I went to high school with Phillip, he was always so friendly to everybody and always had a smile on his face. He was a wonderful person and will be missed.

I will be keeping you all in my thoughts and prayers during this time.

Victoria Mitchell
August 28, 2012
Phillip, you was a great guy and its so sad you had to leave but at least your somewhere better, please watch over us. my thoughts and prayers go out to the family && the friends. rest in peace Crank. <3
August 28, 2012
It's hard to believe this has happened to such a wonderful person. You were always the sweetest to everyone but I know your in a much better place now. We all love you Crank
August 28, 2012
My prayers are with the family. He was a wonderful person.
August 28, 2012
Phillip, I don't know what to say...I just have so many childhood memories of you. My dad was just reminding me of some tonight he had with you & Matt Berry. Im so glad we were neighbors & I had the chance to know you. Yet I'm not saying goodbye because we all see each other again & it will be even better then the good old days...because it's Heaven!! I know your smiling! :)
August 28, 2012
You were taken way too early, sweetheart. You always put a smile on everyone's face as soon as you walked in the room... that is a gift and you used it well. You were such an amazing person & it broke my heart in two when I heard what had happened. We will miss you terribly & you will always be in our hearts. ? Prayers to the Crank family & to all the East High Alumni that had the privilege of knowing Phillip.
August 28, 2012
May God bless and comfort you and Tammy Marshall, you both are in my prayers.
August 27, 2012
In loving memory of a wonderful person. We will love you and miss you always.
August 27, 2012
Phillip you will be greatly missed...You touched so many lives with your warm smile and your thoughtfulness - someone like you doesnt come around often. This isn't goodbye its until next time and I can't wait
August 27, 2012
one of million thing is he always had u laughing no matter how bad of a day he was a great person to be around and all ways haven a great time . i wish now we could of hung out more rip crank
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