John Crazy Bear


John Crazy Bear

John Crazy Bear, 82, of Jacksonville, died Sept. 8, 2013, at Onslow Memorial Hospital.

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday at United Pentecostal Church with the Rev. Matthew Drake officiating. Burial with full military honors follows at Coastal Carolina State Veterans Cemetery.

He was a Lakota Sioux Indian. He retired from the USMC and was a veteran of WWII, the Vietnam War and the Korean War, where he was a survivor of the Battle of Chosin Reservoir.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Delores Crazy Bear.

Survivors include his sons, Jonathon Crazy Bear of Jacksonville and Carson Crazy Bear of Wilmington; daughters, Dianne Atallah of Greenville, Cathy Robison of Pleasanton, Calif., and Senovefa Smith of Jacksonville; and seven grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Jones Funeral Home, Jacksonville.

Memorials may be made at United Pentecostal Church, 140 Piney Green Road, Jacksonville, NC 28546.

Condolences may be left at

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Jones Funeral Home & Crematory
303 Chaney Ave
Jacksonville, NC 28540
(910) 455-1281
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Published in Jacksonville Daily News from Sept. 10 to Sept. 13, 2013
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