William “Doug” Crowe, 93, of Owensboro, passed away on Monday, March 1, 2021, at Signature Healthcare—Hillcrest. He was born August 7, 1927 in Daviess Co. to the late William R. Crowe, Sr. and Bertha Frances Zoll Crowe. Doug is one of the founding members of St. Pius X Catholic Church and was retired as a store manager with Wyndall’s Foodland after over 60 years. He met and made many friends over the years while working at Wyndall’s. He loved spending time with his family, especially all his grandchildren. He also enjoyed watching U.K. basketball and playing golf.
Doug was also preceded in death by a son, William Mark Crowe, and his brothers and sisters, Charles R. Crowe, Paul R. Crowe, Melvin Crowe, Virginia Fulkerson, Martine Warren, and Anne King.
Surviving are his wife, Agnes Geraldine “Jerry” Crowe; daughter, Tracey Rusher and husband Chris of Owensboro; three sons, Gary Crowe and Doug Crowe and wife Brenda, of Owensboro, and Tony Crowe and wife Debbie of Lewisport; seven grandchildren, Chad Rusher, Brooke Sweeten, Ashley Shearn, Lacey Richardson, Donovan Wedding, Doug Crowe, Jr., and Brandy Crowe, 19 great grandchildren, three great great grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews.
The funeral mass for Doug Crowe will be Noon Thursday, March 4, at St. Pius X Catholic Church. Entombment will follow in Resurrection Cemetery Mausoleum. Visitation will be from 10 AM until Noon Thursday at the church.
The number of those attending the visitation or funeral shall be within current health and safety directives. Family and friends shall wear appropriate personal protective masks and social distance.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Pius X Catholic Church Building Fund, 3418 Highway 144, Owensboro, KY 42303 or to St. Jude’s Research Hospital for Children, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105. Memories and condolences to the family can be shared at www.glenncares.com.