JOHN HAMILTON CRANDALL
Of Amissville, VA, formerly of Annandale, VA, passed away on June 30, 2012. Beloved husband of 60 years to Gloria L. Crandall; loving father of Benjamin D. Crandall (Tanya), James S. Crandall (Cathy), Matthew A. Crandall (Tena) and Valerie L. Bustle (Wayne); dear brother of Valerie Shank (Robert); cherished grandfather of Morgan, Nicholas, Chelsea, Matthew, Samantha, Zachary, Victoria, Benjamin, Madison and Mackenzie.
Mr. Crandall was the Chief Registrar of Vital Statistics for the District of Columbia from 1964 to 1987. He received Congressional Commendations and a Presidential Award for his work in expediating the release and retrieval of Birth and Death Records.
The family will receive friends at the EVERLY FUNERAL HOME, 10565 Main Street, Fairfax, VA 22030 on Thursday, July 5 from 5 to 7 p.m. where a Celebration of His Life will begin at 6 p.m. Friends are encouraged to bring casual clothing as everyone will be invited to his son Matthew's Home after the service for refreshments. Inurnment with Military Honors will be at a later date in the Columbarium at Arlington National Cemetery.