Glenn Miller Crepps, III., age 79 of Leland, NC, sadly passed away at New Hanover Regional Medical Center on October 9, 2021.
Glenn was born on November 13, 1941 in San Diego, CA to the late Vera Bishop and Glenn Miller Crepps, Jr.
Glenn was a millwright for most of his life, allotting him the experiences of seeing many parts of the world during his travels for work. Glenn entered the U.S. Army in November of 1958 and was Honorably discharged in November of 1964. He was an E-2 Private and worked as a clerk while enlisted. He also attended a course for the United States Army Training Center, Infantry. In December of 1962, Glenn enlisted in the Army National Guard, working as a clerk, as well. He served for Artillery as a Private, and was discharged Honorably in June of 1964. In April 1968, Glenn received a Certification in Air Conditioning & Refrigeration from Craven County Technical Institute and in June of the same year, a Certification in Applied Electricity Course from Carolina Power & Light (CP&L) Company.
Glenn is survived by his sister Betty Clark, his daughters Phyllis Barnett (Wayne) and Rebecca Crepps Dorsey, his stepdaughter Denise Street (Johnny), his grandchildren, including those by marriage, Natasha Thompson, Tabitha Coltrane, and Michaela Street (Michael Randolph), Amber Oakley, Ashley Cahoon, and Kayla Barnett, great grandchildren Meredith Thompson, Gabriella and Ryatt Randolph, Briley Miller, Madison Oakley, Kinsley Grimshaw, Landon and Avery Cahoon, and Brayden Hill, as well as many other extended family members and special friends.
He is predeceased by his aforementioned parents, as well as his wife of 43 years, who passed just 2 weeks prior, Lynn Joan Warren Crepps, his son Jeffrey Dudley, and his sister Dorothy June Richey.
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Wilmington Funeral & Cremation – Leland Chapel – 525 Village Road Leland, NC 28451 910.383.3511