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Theodore "Ted" Lee Crum

January 24, 1944 ~ May 14, 2020 (age 76)

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Whitsett – Theodore “Ted” Lee Crum, 76, passed away Thursday, May 14, 2020 at Alamance Regional Medical Center.  He was born January 24,1944 in Wells County Indiana to the late Wendell Burdette and Magdalene Wilson Crum and was married to Mary Jane Crum.

   He taught high school and coached the Girls’ Golf Team at North Side High School in Fort Wayne Indiana.  He moved to North Carolina in 1986 to open the Grease Monkey franchise along with a dear family friend. He then became a commercial real estate broker retiring  from Massey Real Estate this year.  He enjoyed spending his time playing golf, riding his motorcycle, singing karaoke and most importantly spending time with his beloved grandchildren.   

  He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Mary Jane Coon Crum, his younger brother Timothy Kay Crum and wife, Marilyn, and Sharon Weeks Crum, wife of his late brother Benjamin Burdette Crum. He is also survived by 2 children; Jonathon David Crum and Jennifer Bendel and her husband Russell and 4 grandchildren; Magdalene Jane Odell, Abigail Elizabeth Bendel, Thomas “Gage” Crum and Holden Wilder Crum. Ted was a proud Uncle to 6 nieces and nephews as well as 10 Great nieces and nephews.

  There will be a private memorial service at 1:00 PM on Friday, May 22, 2020.  You are invited to watch the live stream of the funeral and sign the online guest book at www.lowefuneralhome.com.

  In lieu of flowers, the family has requested, memorials be made to Springwood Presbyterian Church, PO Box 5 Whitsett, NC 27377 or to the charity of one’s choice in honor or Theodore.

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Springwood Presbyterian Church
PO Box 5, Whitsett NC 27377

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