OBITUARY

Joan (Crawford) Kobus

November 16, 1935November 8, 2020

Joan Patricia (Crawford) Kobus, 84, of Waynesboro, VA passed away in Bakersville, NC at the home of her son on Sunday, November 8, 2020.

Born November 16, 1935 in Waynesboro, she was a daughter of the late James Raymond and Eunice Pearl (Kniceley) Crawford.

Joan was a member of Basic United Methodist Church. She was an avid reader, enjoyed cooking for her family and crocheting. She will be remembered as a loving mother, grandmother, sister, aunt and friend to many.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Helmut Kobus; brother, James R. Crawford, Jr.; sisters, Eileen Kay Balser and Frances Marie Crawford; and two brothers- in- law, Charles G. Snyder and Benny C. Balser.

Survivors include one son, Darryl R. Kobus and husband, Preston Benoit of Bakersville, NC; daughter, Cindy K. Zak and husband, Dr. Edward M. Zak of Howardsville, VA; grandchildren, Helen C. Zak and Ryan M. Zak; sister, Shirley C. Snyder of Staunton; nephew, Charles R. Snyder and wife, Crissy of Verona.

Following cremation, a graveside service will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, November 14, 2020 at Riverview Cemetery, 420 Rosser Ave., Waynesboro.

There will be no formal viewing or visitation at the funeral home.

Those desiring may make memorial contributions to Hospice and Home Care of the Blue Ridge, 236 Hospital Drive, Spruce Pine, NC 28777, online at https://www.hospiceblueridge.com/make-a-contribution or Basic United Methodist Church, 489 N. Winchester Ave., Waynesboro, VA 22980.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Reynolds Hamrick Funeral Homes of Waynesboro.

Relatives and friends may share condolences and memories with the family online by visiting www.reynoldshamrickfuneralhomes.com

  • DONATIONS

  • Hospice and Home Care of the Blue Ridge, 236 Hospital Drive, Spruce Pine, NC 28777, online at https://www.hospiceblueridge.com/make-a-contribution or Basic United Methodist Church, 489 N. Winchester Ave., Waynesboro, VA 22980
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Vanessa Morris

November 12, 2020

Joan will be missed ♥️ Such a genuine, love and zest for life kind of person! Whenever we were around each other we had each other in stitches. She was loyal to her core and an amazing Godly woman! She loved well! I will miss you terribly Joan! Now I know Jesus will be rolling, laughing with you up there! Prayers for the family and anyone that has been touched by her precious heart ♥️

Sylvia Benoit

November 11, 2020

Joan was so blessed to have the love and devotion of her family. Rest In Peace Joan

Phil Benoit

November 11, 2020

May she Rest In Peace and may the family cherish their memories of the many good times that they shared together.

(Susie) Victoria Landis

November 11, 2020

My prayers and thoughts are with the family of Joan. I worked with her at G.E. I'll always remember her sweetness and kindness. We shared togetherness and laughter as we were family. My condolence are with you during this difficult time. She will forever be in my memories. Susie Landis

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