Jerald Franklin Crumitie, Sr. transitioned from this life, April 19, 2013. Jerald, 69, was born May 17, 1953 in Aucilla, Florida to Ashley Crumitie and Mae E. Crumitie-Lane. Both preceded him in death. He was educated in the public schools of Columbia County where he attended Richardson High School. During his early years he resided in the States of New York and Louisiana. Jerald served honorably in the United States Marine Corps with a tour in Viet Nam during the war. Upon completion of his commitment to the Marine Corps, he served for many years in the United States Army National Guard Reserves. Jerald accepted Christ at an early age and rededicated his life to Christ in September 2011 at Christ Central Ministries. His passion was the love for race cars. He was a Certified Automotive Engineer, having completed his training in Buffalo, NY. He spent countless hours building and repairing his race cars.
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Others preceding him in death: son, Jerald Crumitie, Jr., and granddaughter, Kaidynce Crumitie.
Jerald was a devoted husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend.
Left to cherish his memories: wife of twenty four years, Anita; sons, Deon and Philip (PJ), Lake City, FL; daughters, Marquita Crumitie-Smith (Marquez), Vanessa Crumitie, all of Lake City, FL, Gabriella Caswell, Rockville, MD; grandchildren, Deontae, Dijion, Dinyah, Davion, Trystian, Traivon and Antarious; mother-in-law, Carol Agness; brothers, Ashley Crumitie ( Pricella), Joe Adams, Norman Adams (Edith), Albert Adams (Shirley), all of Lake City, FL, Ben Adams (Geleaner), Ocala, FL; sisters, Minister Luvisa Walker (Samuel), Gloria Rentz, both of Lake City, FL, Felecia Ford (Carl), Tallahassee, FL; uncle, Joe Roberts, Fort Pierce, FL; sister-in-law, Cindy Norred (Jimmy); brother-in-law, Larry Agness; special niece, Krysten Norred; god brother, David Jones; special friend, Linda Sweet; host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Funeral services for Jerald F. Crumitie, Sr. will be 1:00 p.m. Saturday, April 27, 2013 at New Day Spring Missionary Baptist Church. 1321 NW Long Street. Lake City, FL. Rev. Lantz G. Mills, Pastor.
The family will receive friends from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. Friday, April 26, 2013 at the funeral home.
Arrangements entrusted to COMBS FUNERAL HOME. 292 NE Washington Street. Lake City, FL (386) 752-4366. Marq Combs-Turner, L.F.D. "The Caring Professionals"
Combs Funeral Home
292 NE Washington St
Lake City, FL 32055
Published in Lake City Reporter on Apr. 25, 2013