John Douglas Crowell, age 58, of Castle Hayne passed away Monday, May 25, 2015 at Lower Cape Fear Hospice and LifeCareCenter after a courageous battle with cancer.
He was born April 2, 1957 in Wilmington, North Carolina the son of the late James Kenneth Crowell Sr. and Lillian Estelle King Crowell.
John loved to be on the water and in his spare time you would find him fishing. He was gifted with his hands and was able to repair and restore engines or anything mechanical, among numerous other things. He was a quiet and strong man of few words that will be deeply missed by his family and friends.
He is survived by his brothers, Eddie Crowell and wife Susan, their daughter Tammy Rogers and Husband Tommy, with sons, Turner and Noah, and Ken Crowell and wife Martha, their sons, James wife Kim, and children Conner and Gavin; Mike and wife Sarah, Austin and wife Sarah and their son Gray ; sister, Rebecca Chason and husband Henry, their children, Brenda husband Paul, their two children, Christopher and Anna; Joanna and husband Rich, their children, Daniel and Elisabeth, Ashley and wife Michelle, their children, Sailor and Talon; and numerous other loving family members and close friends.
A private celebration of life will be held at the family home at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Lower Cape Fear Hospice Foundation, 1414 Physicians Drive, Wilmington NC 28401.
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Wilmington Funeral & Cremation, 1535 S. 41st Street, Wilmington, NC 28403. 910.791.9099