A funeral service for Jim Crump, age 81, of Campbell, Texas, will be held 12 p.m. Friday, December 31, 2021, at Cross Power Church in Campbell, Texas, with his son, Pastor Lance Crump, officiating. Interment will follow at Cumby Cemetery with David Mitchell, Randy Rabe, Lathan Crump, Cody Duncan, Terin Duncan, and Randy Chadwick serving as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers will be Charlie Grantham, L.D. Davis, Gary Aven, and Kenneth Mitchell. A visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at the church. Mr. Crump passed away Wednesday morning, December 29, 2021, at Medical City Arlington.
Jim Crump was born January 6, 1940, in Campbell, Texas, to T.B. Crump and Mary (Boswell) Crump. He married Sharon Mitchell on July 11, 1975 in Emory, Texas. Jim was the last surviving member of the Cumby High School Class of 1957. Mr. Crump retired from Continental Telephone Company, where he received numerous awards and recognition for outstanding service. After his retirement, he was a contractor for General Telephone Company in the Northern Pacific Mariana Islands. Upon his return to the states, he was an entrepreneur of several businesses. After retiring again, he worked as a state auto inspector in Cumby, Texas, until January of 2021. Mr. Crump was a member of the Independent Telephone Pioneer Association and Cross Power Church.
Mr. Crump is survived by his wife, Sharon Crump of Campbell; daughter, Theresa Gail Duncan of Garland; sons, James Scott Crump of Fort Worth and Lance Crump and wife, Candi, of Campbell; grandchildren, Terin Duncan, Cody Duncan, Lathan Crump, and Landri Shay Crump; great-grandchildren, Cylus Duncan and Jagger Duncan; and sister, Rita Petty and husband, Mike, of Cumby.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Memorials may be made to Cross Power Church, 1985 FM 1568, Campbell, TX 75422.
Arrangements under the direction of Murray-Orwosky Funeral Home.
The online register can be signed at www.murrayorwosky.com