OBITUARY

Donald McCrory

August 27, 1935February 10, 2013

Donald Evan McCrory, 77, went to be with the Lord on February 10 , 2013. He was born in Detroit, Michigan to the late Harold Ernest McCrory and Dorothy Irene Edens McCrory. He is survived by his wife, Betty Freeman McCrory and daughters: Cheryl McCrory Miller (Andrew), of Denver, Colorado, Elizabeth Ann McCrory of Denver, Colorado, Sherry Freeman Schurr of Charlotte and Karen Freeman Straple (Bob) of Charlotte. He is also survived by his grandchildren Jesscia Schlaack, Justyn Schlaack, Evan Miller, Lisa Zychowski, Dana Zychowski, Kyle Zychowski, Ciara Haws, Brent Hood (Lori), Brad Hood (Christie), Christopher Straple and 5 great grandchildren. Donald was very active in Boy Scouts, playing baseball and basketball throughout his school years as well as enjoying music. He played French horn in marching and concert bands and orchestras. He graduated from Albion College in 1953, was active in his fraternity, Signa Nu, and earned his varsity letter in baseball. He graduated in 1957 and worked for General Motors until he retired in 1991 as a general manager of GMPD-Engineering Group. Donald was an active member of Woodlawn Baptist Church where he was a deacon, Sunday school teacher, Personnel and Stewardship committee chairman, and member of the Care Sunday school class. Donald served God faithfully, was a wonderful husband, loving father, grandfather and great grandfather. He was a good example of what a man should be, honest, respectful, smart and dependable. He was a stanch defender of the Constitution of the United States and loved his country. Visitation will be at The Woodlawn Baptist Church, February 13, 2013 at 1pm. Service following at 2pm, officiated by Rev. Earl Pennell. Graveside service will be immediately following at Crown Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Woodlawn Baptist Church, 4622 Nations Crossing Rd, Charlotte, NC 28217. Online condolences may be left at www.McEwenPinevilleChapel.com

Services

  • Visitation Wednesday, February 13, 2013
  • Funeral Service Wednesday, February 13, 2013
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Chris Gross

February 15, 2013

Betty, my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. I am so sorry for your loss.

February 15, 2013

Betty, Please know that you are in our thoughts and prayers at this diffcult time.
Roger an Ruby Davis

February 13, 2013

Dear Family, so sorry for your loss.
Prayers are with you.

Dee & Butch Baxley

February 13, 2013

Betty, I was so sorry to learn of Donald's death. He was such a wonderful person and am so glad you two found each other. We had a lot of good times together. Our family extends our deepest sympathies to you and your family.

Love,
Sylvia Beasley

February 12, 2013

Betty and family. I am so sorry for your lost. Donald was such a great man. Will keep you in my prayers during this difficult time. He is with God now.

Bill Leggitt

February 12, 2013

Don was a great friend, neighbor and a very spiritual man. His humor and friendship will be greatly missed. Our thoughts and prayers go out to Don and Betty and their entire family.
Don will be greatly missed.
Doris, Tanya and Bill Leggitt

Ed & Joyce Deason

February 12, 2013

Our thoughts and prayers are with you. We have only had a chance to visit at Brad's and Christie's wedding but Garron talks about your family often.

Richard and Betty Converse

February 12, 2013

Betty you had a wonderful husband and he will always be in our memories and you and the family are in our prayers.
If we can do anything please call us.

Shirley Stamper

February 12, 2013

Betty-I am so sorry for the loss of
your precious love one. My thoughts
and prayers are with you and all the
family during this most difficult
time in your life. May God Bless you
and keep you in his loving care,now
and always. Shirley

Carolyn Hamrick

February 12, 2013

Betty we are so sad at this news, Donald was a man that changed people and is a great loss for our family. He will be greatly missed. We will be praying for you and your Family, if we can do anything let us know.