Shelby  County  Indiana


The  Shelbyville  News
Thursday, 20 Dec 2007
Raymond L. Crisp, 84, of Shelbyville passed away Wednesday, December 19, 2007, at Heritage House Convalescent Center.  Born December 23, 1922, in Waldron, he was the son of  W.C. and Opal (Pope) Crisp.  He married  Lillian O. McClain  on December 4, 1948, and she survives.
          Other survivors include his daughter,  Cheryl L. Crisp  of Shelbyville; son,  David B. (wife, Beth) Crisp  of Greenville, S.C.; and granddaughters,  and  Rameisha Crisp.  He was preceded in death by his parents; brother,  Clarence Crisp;  sister,  Elsie Roberts;  and granddaughter,  Stacie Crisp.
          Mr. Crisp had been employed with the U.S. Postal Service as a mail carrier for the Shelbyville Post Office, retiring in 1984.  He was a U.S. Army veteran, serving in World War II and the Korean Conflict.  Mr. Crisp had attended Waldron and Shelbyville high schools.  He attended Mount Pisgah Baptist Church.
          Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday at Freeman Family Funeral Homes, Carmony-Ewing Harrison Street Chapel, 819 S. Harrison St.  Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Steve Ray officiating.  Interment will be in Mount Pisgah Cemetery in Shelby County.  Memorial contributions may be made to the Child Development Center at Riley Hospital for Children, 702 Barnhill Drive, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202; or Alzheimer's Association Central Indiana Chapter, 9135 N. Meridian St., Suite B4, Indianapolis, IN 46260.
Contributed by Phyllis Fleming and Betty Kitchen

The  Shelbyville  News
Monday, August 11, 1980
Page 1
          Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Fairland Cemetery for  William Clarence Crisp,  84, 6 1/2 W. Franklin St.  Mr. Crisp died at Major Hospital of gunshot wounds sustained in a shootout with city and state police at his apartment late Friday afternoon.  The Rev. Ron Riggs will officiate and Carmony Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
          Mr. Crisp was retired, having farmed in Shelby County most of his life.  He was an Army veteran of World War II, entering service at the same time as his two sons.  Born Nov. 5, 1895, in Somerset Ky., he was a son of  Robert Lee and  Martha Ann Crisp.  Surviving are a son,  Raymond Lee Crisp,  R. R. 5, Shelbyville; a sister,  Mrs. Julia Hockett,  Crawfordsville; 11 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild.  One son, one daughter and two sisters preceded in death.
Contributed Phyllis Fleming and  Betty Kitchen

The  Shelbyville  News
Saturday, 27 Jul 1974
Crisp   Rites
Are   Sunday
          Services will be Sunday at 2:00 p.m. at Mount Pisgah Baptist Church for  Clarence Crisp,  48, RR. 6, Shelbyville, well known local contractor and realtor, who died Thursday at 5:25 p.m. at Veterans Hospital, Indianapolis.  He had been ill since February and death was due to carcinoma.
          Burial will be in the church cemetery, with the Rev. Ron Robinson officiating.  Friends may call at Murphy Mortuary at any time until noon Sunday and then at the church.
          Mr. Crisp operated a construction company, Clarence Crisp Builder, and was associated as a realtor with Phil Banawitz & Co. He was president of the Shelbyville Kiwanis Club and a member of the Columbia Club, Indianapolis.  He also was a member of the Mount Pisgah Church and a veteran of World War II, having served with the U.S. Marine Corps.
          Born in Johnson County Dec. 8, 1925, Mr. Crisp was the son of  William Clarence and  Opal (Pope) Crisp.  On July 14, 1945, he married  Gilda Pendleton  who survives.
          Also surviving are his parents, Clarence Crisp and  Mrs. Opal Lusk,  both of Shelbyville; six children,  Mrs. Rhonda Gaye Roell,  Ronald G. Crisp  and  Mrs. Robin Lee Rash,  all of Shelbyville,  Mrs. Terri Anne Murphy,  Sacramento, Calif., and  Apryl Rose Crisp  and  Kelly Phillip Crisp,  both at home; four grandchildren; and a brother and sister,  Raymond Crisp  and  Mrs. Elsie Roberts,  Shelbyville.
Contributed by Phyllis Fleming and Betty Kitchen

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