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November 03, 2014
Sgt. Major i sure do miss you, you were my second Dad we had many great times together over the years your son Jack, I know you are still the Sgt. Major in charge
August 28, 2014
Well done Marine. At ease.
August 26, 2014
Thanks for your service and dedication to this country and for being a kind and giving neighbor, even spending time with our daughters as they worked on projects for school. We were all saddened to learn of your passing, but greatly appreciate the fullness of life you freely shared.
August 11, 2014
My Father, SSGT. Robert J. Banion, served with Mr. Crump in The Marine Corps. I called Mr. Crump to tell him of my Father's final orders in February. I enjoyed speaking with him over the past months.They have remained in touch over all these years. I know both Mr. Crump and my Father are in heaven. I'm sure Chesty Puller has rallied his troops once more."Semper Fi", Mr. Crump.

Sincerely,

Linda Banion Farrington
August 05, 2014
Sir, you had an amazing career and life. Thank you for your courageous service to our country. May you rest in peace.
August 05, 2014
Thank you for starting a JROTC program that changed my life!
August 05, 2014
R.I P. Sir thank you for your service to our Country.
July 31, 2014
Semper Fi from the family of SgtMajor Roger E. Wallingford, FirstMarDiv. You are together again.
July 26, 2014
ooo-rah, sir
July 24, 2014
I am sorry for your loss. Thank you to the Crump family for sharing Sgt Crump with the rest of the community. I met him several times at funerals and community events. It was an honor to share some time with him. He never looked or acted his age in my opinion. When my cousin was killed in Iraq, he was there with the other Marines to support the family. He was a true gentleman and a symbol of what it means to be a Marine. May he rest in peace.
July 21, 2014
Uncle Thomas, Thank you for your Faith in God, your service to our Country and for the wonderful stories you shared with your family in Mississippi over the years. You will be missed and toasted when the Crumps gather together.

Bert Crump
July 20, 2014
Sgt. Major Crump
Thank you for a lifetime of service to the USMC. Thank you for the sacrifices of your time and talents to many. May you rest safe in the arms of God, knowing that you gave us all the best you had to give. God Bless you sir.
July 18, 2014
God bless him for his service, he was a true hero. God bless his family as they mourn the loss of someone they loved and admired.
July 18, 2014
Thank you for your service and commitment to our country and your community. I look forward to meeting you in Heaven and it will be my honor to shake your hand and thank you in person for all that you have done.
July 18, 2014
Thank you Sgt Major. I would have loved to hear your stories. Your comrades in arms are waiting for you to report for active duty watching over our country once again.
July 18, 2014
Thank you for your service.You will be truly missed by all who have served and are still serving.
July 17, 2014
Candle will burn for eternity in memory of your service to this country! Amen & Amen
July 17, 2014
Rest in Gods loving care for eternity, Sir “Tom" Crump My hats off to you forever! Amen & Amen!
July 17, 2014
Rest in Peace SGT Major. Thank you for your service to out country. OORAH!
July 17, 2014
Rest in Gods loving care for eternity Sir Tom Crump! My hats off to you forever! Amen & Amen!
July 17, 2014
Rest in peace & thank you for your service! ???? :)
July 17, 2014
At Ease!
July 17, 2014
Thank you for your service, Sergeant Major. You are truly an inspiration. Rest easy!
July 17, 2014
"SEMPER-FI" RIP..
July 16, 2014
Semper Fi Sir, the Gates are now guarded by another great man and Marine.
July 16, 2014
Semper Fi Sgt. Major....a job WELL DONE
July 16, 2014
God continue to bless you in his presence. Your story is being shared across the nation by your fellow men. We are grateful for your life of service. Thank you and our deepest sympathy to your family and friends
July 16, 2014
SEMPER FI Sir and thank you for your service
July 15, 2014
I will honor your sacrifice by sharing your story. You will be in the company of another marine who fought in ww2 as well and invaded the islands of okinawa and iwo jima,my father martin jorge.god bless you both
July 15, 2014
My condolences to both Amy & Kara. Just heard of Thomas' passing today. We all felt a little safer knowing that he was on watch. A true hero with a passion and devotion for our country!
Peggy & Doug Boote
July 14, 2014
Amy and Kara, we only learned today of Uncle Thomas' passing. We are so sorry. He was a fine man and Tom is proud to be his namesake.

Tom and Sandra Stephens
July 14, 2014
SEMPER FI,ANOTHER HERO FROM THE GREATEST GENERATION LEAVES US,A SAD DAY FOR EVERYONE.
July 14, 2014
Truely and Honor to know this man. Proud to be his neighbor. I will miss him. RIP Tom.

Christy Reibert
July 14, 2014
SEMPER FIDELIS
Not just a motto but our way of life as Marines. Sgt Major Crump was a true testament to its meaning. I am honored to have met such an oustanding Marine. Truely a God send to not only the Corps but to the community as well. He will truley be missed...
Semper Fidelis.
July 12, 2014
God Bless/RIP,to ALL who served.Thank YOU for your service,Sgt/Maj. Crump. It all started,just like WWII.Dec.7th.1941 at Pearl.Out in 1967. And then at Seneca High School JROTC program...."The Title"-- You can't rent it or buy it. You, are own, and I have earned it, with sweat,blood,and lives.You own it forever..."The Title"--- UNITED STATES MARINE..Semper Fidelis Thomas Crump.
July 12, 2014
Semper Fidelis Sergeant Major.
July 12, 2014
Rest easy Marine, you are now guarding Heaven's streets.
July 11, 2014
Semper Fi Marine. Fair winds and following seas to the detachment in heaven. Thank you for your service to our Nation and Corps. Rest in peace, SgtMaj
July 11, 2014
Sergeant Major with his "Marine Corps Tea" will be missed at the Marine Corps League Meetings. We will always have fond memories of time spent together.
July 11, 2014
I am so thankful for your gifts of dedication, love, sincerity, and friendship.You will truly be missed, but never forgotten.Until we meet again in the Golden Gates. Love ya Sgt.Major, your friend Holly
July 11, 2014
Sgt Major I have only one last comment: Semper Fi
The American Legion GI JOE.Post 244 will miss youm
July 11, 2014
Sgt Major I have only one last comment: Semper Fi
The American Legion GI JOE.Post 244 will miss youm
July 11, 2014
Sgt Major you were one of the most respected person I ever met. You touched so many lives and was respected by everyone you met. You were a role model to the Marines and all branches of the military. I am going to miss you but you will always be in my heart. Watch over all of us that we may follow by your courage and example.
July 11, 2014
This was a great man who I had the honor to study under. I was one of his first cadet at Seneca High School. Thank you for your service and guidance. SEMPER FI SGT.MAJ.
July 11, 2014
Sgt. Maj. Crump, it was an honor to have been able to call you a friend. Your patriotism was and inspiration to so many. Good bless you and RIP. SEMPER FI.
July 10, 2014
the relationship you built over the years with my son, Steven, I will be forever grateful for. to have known you and been part of your extraordinary life was an honor. you will be forever in our hearts.
July 10, 2014
Thank you
July 10, 2014
Sgt Major, I will miss your smiling face and your hugs from the VFW Post in Middletown. I have great respect for you. Now you can keep Heaven in order.
July 10, 2014
On behalf of the Board and Members of Chapter 454, Vietnam Veterans of America, we honor SGM Thomas B. Crump, who was a Vietnam-era Veteran and member. Those who served during Vietnam-era share a knowledge and understanding of the uncertainty and ambiguity of war. Though not assigned to service in Vietnam, SGM Grump served his nation in the Marine Corps in two other wars, WWII and Korea. He knew the mixture of relief and disappointment that came when orders arrived that sent some to Vietnam and others to different assignments. He understood the demands that military life made.
On this day, however, we know one thing. SGM Crump has left us. In years gone by many men and women, responding to the call of our nation, answered the summons given and left family and familiar surroundings, people and places loved, to serve in a far off lands, returning home to an uncertain reception. Now SGM Crump has left us once more, answering a roll call we all must face, and as we remember him, trusting that he has found a reception, a homecoming of gentleness, health, peace and love.
One by one, as years roll by, our numbers decrease, and we who survive gather to mark the end of the earthly tour of duty of those who have departed. As we honor the life of one who served our nation, our prayers reach out to all those among us, family and friends, who are bereaved by his passing. May God comfort and console them with his presence and tenderness. May SGM Crump rest in peace.
Sincerely,
Gregory M. Bethards
President
VVA, Chapter 454
July 10, 2014
God's speed. I will never forget the kind welcome he gave my son a new marine on a New Years eve night 3 years ago when I was singing there. I was so touched and honored. Wish I had a pic of Kyle and the Sgt. Major
July 10, 2014
It was a true honor to know this man. He had a true Heart and soul with no delay of sharing it with others, a true Inspiration he was! You will be missed greatly.
July 10, 2014
I regret I did not know Sgt.Maj. Crump. However, after reading his obit, it is easy to see he was a Marine's Marine. Semper Fi, Top.
July 10, 2014
Tom you will be truly missed but your commitment to the community and all veterans will continue. SEMPER FI
July 10, 2014
Sergeant Major Crump will be missed by everyone who knew him. His devotion during his career in the USMC and to his friends have earned that. There will always be a missing link at American Legion GI Joe post 244 where he was a member for many years.
July 10, 2014
RIP Marine, Semper Fi.
July 10, 2014
I am so thankful to have met, been awakened and enlightened to this man. A pure example of being an American and good man. The world has suffered a great loss.
July 10, 2014
Sgt. Major, It was an honor to know you, thank you for your service. R.I.P. my friend.
July 10, 2014
Thank you for your tremendous sacrifice in service to our country. Rest in God's eternal peace. From a grateful American.
July 10, 2014
Tom ,you were a true friend of mine,,I will surely miss you.God Bless you
July 10, 2014
God speed to your next post.
Semper Fi
July 10, 2014
What A great Marine You will be greatly missed at VFW . Rip tom Crump in Heaven
We will miss your Stories Sgt. Major Crump
July 10, 2014
A dedicated Patriot who brightened the lives of many veterans and their families. Your chair may remain empty, but your memories and life lessons will continue to inspire us. Our prayers and condolences, Brian & Jean Duffy
July 10, 2014
Sgt.Maj. Thomas Crump, you will be missed. I humbly salute. m.
July 10, 2014
Tom, you have touched so many hearts, and we are all hurting now. I treasure having known you, the friendship, and the joy you shared with all of us. RIP dear hero. Semper Fi Sherri
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