Dr. James Charles Crews, 55 of Advance, NC, passed away Tuesday May 28, 2013.
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He was born April 16, 1958 in Caddo Parish, LA to James and Barbara Crews. Dr. Crews' education and training included B.S., LSU School of Medicine-Shreveport, 1980, M.D., LSU School of Medicine-Shreveport, 1984, and internship, University Arkansas Medical Ctr, 1985, Residency, Anesthesiology, University of Arkansas Medical Ctr, 1987 and Fellowship, University of Cincinnati Hospital Group, 1988 and was currently an Associate Professor and Section Head of Regional Anesthesia and Acute Pain Medicine at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center. He was a member of the American Medical Association, American Board of Anesthesiology, World Institute of Pain where he served on the Editorial Advisory Board, International Anesthesia Research Society, and was a Founding Member and Inaugural President of The Pain Society of the Carolinas. He is preceded in death by his wife, Heather Crews.
He is survived by: one daughter, Taylor Crews; and one son, Tucker Crews, both of Advance; his father, James E. Crews of Winder; his mother, Barbara H. Willis of Shreveport, LA; his first wife, Barbara Crews of Clemmons; one brother, Mark Crews and wife Nannette of Colorado Springs, CO; and one niece, Elizabeth A. Crews, also of Colorado Springs, CO.
A memorial service will be conducted at 3 p.m. Friday, June 7 at St. Pauls Episcopal Church by Rev. David Hodges. The family will receive friends following the service at a Celebration Reception from 5 – 7 p.m. at WinMock at Kinderton in Bermuda Run, NC.
In lieu of flowers please consider making donations to your local Make A Wish Foundation, American Red Cross, Doctors Without Borders, or Wine to Water.
Online condolences may be made at www.hayworth-miller.com (Hayworth-Miller Kinderton Chapel)
Hayworth-Miller Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Published in BarrowCountyNews from May 30 to June 29, 2013