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Donald L. Crowe

Obituary for Donald L. Crowe

August 3, 1930 - September 15, 2020
Owensboro, Kentucky | Age 90


Donald L. Crowe, 90, of Owensboro, passed away September 15, 2020. He was born in Hancock County August 3, 1930 to the late Bertram and Stella Jackson Crowe. Donald worked for over 20 years at Green River Steel and was a Korean War Army Veteran. He enjoyed fishing and watching U.K. Basketball. During the winter months, he and his wife of 71 years, Emily, would spend time in Florida. During the summer months, they would spend most of their time at Rough River. Donald loved time spent with his family and was described as a wonderful dad and husband. There was nothing he set his mind to that he could not accomplish. Donald was preceded in death by his infant daughter, Sharon Rae Crowe; sister, Beverly Green Winstead and brother, Maxwell Crowe.

He is survived by his wife, Emily Rosa Poole Crowe; sons, Donald Wayne Crowe and his wife, Donna; Ricky Crowe and his wife, Debbie; grandchildren, Shannon Crowe, Donnie Crowe, Brad Crowe and his wife, Kelly, Emily Foster and her husband, Wes, Steven Wagner and his wife, Angela; great-grandchildren, Haley, C.J., Aaron, Bailey, Larissa, Kayla, Aubren, Jake and Emma and seven great-great-grandchildren.

A funeral service for Donald L. Crowe will be at Glenn Funeral Home with limited attendance. Visitation will be Friday from 2:00 until 7:00 pm and Saturday from 12:00 until 1:30 pm. Interment will be in West Point Cemetery.

The number of those attending the visitation or funeral service for Donald L. Crowe shall be within current health and safety directives. Family and friends shall wear appropriate personal protective masks and enter the doors on the Triplett Street side of the building.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to West Point Cemetery.

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900 Old Hartford Road
Owensboro, KY 42303
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