A funeral service for Billy Crowson, age 92, of Sulphur Springs, Texas, will be held at 9 a.m. Friday, June 25, 2021, at First United Methodist Church with Rev. Ed Lantz officiating. Interment will follow at Tira Cemetery with Blake Crowson, Kade Crowson, Kenny Crowson, Brett Moore, John Crowson Jr, Kirk Brown and Randy Lee serving as pallbearers; and the Messenger’s Class at First United Methodist Church will be serving as honorary pallbearers. Visitation will be held at Murray-Orwosky Funeral Home on Thursday, June 24, 2021, from 6 to 8 p.m. Mr. Crowson passed away at Wesley House on Sunday, June 20, 2021, two days shy of his 93rd birthday
Billy Crowson was born on June 22, 1928, in Birthright, Texas to Richard Baxter and Maudie (Mayfield) Crowson. He married Nell Lee in 1948 in Greenville, Texas. Billy served in the United States Army, where he was a Tank Commander. He was a retired postman and business owner. Billy was a member of the National Letter Carrier’s Association. He was a member of First United Methodist Church.
He is survived by his wife, Nell; children, Billy Crowson and wife Carol of Mt. Vernon, Texas, and Larry Crowson and wife Carrie of Sulphur Springs, Texas; grandchildren, Blake Crowson and wife Katiee Crowson, Kaci Crowson, Brooke Crowson and Kade Crowson
Billy was preceded in death by his parents; daughter, Kathy Crowson; eleven brothers; and two sisters.
Donations may be made to First United Methodist Church at 301 Church St, Sulphur Springs, TX 75482
Arrangements under the direction of Murray-Orwosky Funeral Home.
The online register can be signed at www.murrayorwosky.com