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Holman-Headland Mortuary - Headland
305 South Main Street
Headland, AL



A resident of Herndon, Virginia, died Sunday night, March 30, 2014, in a Reston, Virginia hospital due to complications from the swine flu (H1N1 virus). He was 51.
Pat was well known in his community as a sweet man who always put others first. He loved to laugh, tell stories and eat good food. He will be sorely missed.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 6, 2014, in the Holman-Headland Mortuary Chapel, Headland, Alabama, with Pastor William Attaway, Reverend Dennis Singletary and Dr. Ray McKenzie officiating. Burial will follow in the Pleasant Grove Baptist Church Cemetery, near Abbeville, Alabama. The family will receive friends from 12:30 until 2 p.m. Sunday at the mortuary.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Pat's Church, Southview Community Church, 2620 Reston Parkway, Herndon, VA 20171.
Pat Crapps was born in Ft. Gaines, Georgia and was reared in the Capps Community of Henry County, Alabama. He was a graduate of Abbeville High School and the Computer Learning Center in Alexandria, VA. In earlier years, he served his country in the U. S. Marine Corps. He then worked for the U.S. Senate, Sergeant at Arms, and for the Architect of the Capitol in Washington, DC. Pat was self-employed as the operator of a window and door screen business. He was a member of the Southview Community Church. Pat was preceded in death by his father, George Marion Crapps.
Surviving relatives include his wife, Elizabeth Anne (Betty) Morgan, Herndon, VA; his mother, LaRose Taylor Shirley, Dothan, AL; numerous cousins in Alabama.

Published in The Washington Post on Apr. 2, 2014
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