Charles H. Crowder(1935-2013)

Charles H. Crowder, 77, passed away on Tuesday, March 19, 2013. Chuck served his country for 26 years in both the U.S. Marine Corps and the U.S. Air Force.

Chuck is survived by his loving and devoted wife of 51 years: Edelgard "Gabby" Crowder; his daughters: Manuela (Ela) Mims and husband Tom and Dorothy Olson and boyfriend Don Thompson; his son: Francis Crowder; three grandchildren: Jennifer Varshavsky and husband Yury, Johnathan Olson and Jason Mims; four great-grandchildren: Vance Hanson and Benjamin Varshavsky, Lyxia and Eian Olson; his sister: Dorothea Harmon of Austin, TX; and many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends he knew.

He loved us all and so enjoyed spending time with each of us.

Chuck didn't like having a fuss made over him, so with his wishes in mind, there will be no funeral service. Family and friends will gather on Thursday, March 28th, for a celebration of his long and very full life.

Those wishing to extend a word of condolence may do so at

Heritage Funeral Home & Cremation Services
247 N. Tyndall Parkway
Panama City, FL 32404
(850) 785-1316

Funeral Home

Heritage Funeral Home & Cremation Services
247 North Tyndall Parkway Panama City, FL 32404
(850) 785-1316
Published in Panama City News Herald on Mar. 21, 2013