David Crisp LUBBOCK-David Crisp, 90, passed away Monday, July 21, at his home in Hideaway Lake. He was born March 24, 1924, in Anderson County to Tilman James and Elizabeth Bryan Crisp. In 1937, his family moved to Anton, TX, where he graduated high school, then completed Draughon's Business College, specializing in accounting. He was drafted in 1943 and served in the Army in Africa and Italy during WWII. In 1946, he married Wilma Blair, and they settled in Lubbock where they raised their daughter and son. David began working in the lumber business and eventually founded Crisp Wholesale Lumber Company. He married Anella Cowley in 1985, and they made their home in Hideaway Lake. David was preceded in death by his son, Dennis. He is survived by his wife, Anella; daughter, Jan McCollor(Craig); daughter-in-law, Beth Crisp; sister, Mary Francis Cox; six grandsons; four great-grandchildren; and Anella's children and grandchildren. A memorial service will be held at Caudle-Rutledge Funeral Home in Lindale at 2 p.m. Friday, July 25. Visitation will begin at 1 p.m. preceding the service.
Caudle-Rutledge Funeral Directors, Inc.
206 West South Lindale, TX 75771
Published in The Lubbock Avalanche-Journal on July 24, 2014