William A. "Rat" Crump Jr.

William A. "Rat" Crump Jr. died on Friday, Sept. 2, 2011. In heaven, he can rest and have no more worries. God put him here in his earthy life on Sept. 2, 1943, where he was nurtured by the late Elma S. and William A. Crump Sr.
He proudly served his country in the Army and was honorably discharged on Nov. 28, 1972. He will be greatly missed by his family and friends.
He leaves to cherish his precious memories, his daughters, Giresha "Gigi" Gray, Chanelle Robinson, Tiffany Williams and Kristi Randall; his son, Bryant Washington (LaKita); his sister, Doris C. Randall; his brother, Leon R. Crump Sr.; his loving grandchildren, Johnisha, Josiah, Aleyiah, LaShawn, Bryana, Alaijah, A'Jae, Najhe, Zykiah, Tony, Breanna and Jordan; his special and devoted friend, Caroline Law­rence; his niece and nephew; a host of aunts, uncles, cousins; and many inspirational friends.
A funeral service, celebrating the life he lived, will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, Sept. 9, at Chickahominy Baptist Church, with the Rev. Corwin Hammond officiating. Interment, with military honors, will follow in the church cemetery. Family and friends will assemble at the church by 12:45 p.m. Friday. Mr. Crump may be viewed in the funeral home from 5 to 7 p.m. on Thursday.
Service entrusted to Whiting's Funeral Home, 229-3011.
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Published in Virginia Gazette from Sept. 7 to Oct. 7, 2011