Roger Chapman Crews 1942 - 2011 Linwood
A memorial service and open house for Roger Chapman Crews, 69, Linwood, will be 1-3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 12, at the Linwood Community Center in Linwood.
Mr. Crews died Thursday, Oct. 20, 2011, at Kansas City Hospice.
He was born May 11, 1942, in Hardee County, Fla., and grew up in the South. Mr. Crews was in the Marine Corps and served at the Bay of Pigs. He worked in transportation much of his life and owned C&C Transportation with his wife, Beth, for 32 years. Mr. Crews loved to cook, go on train trips and attend roller derby as often as possible.
He is survived by his wife, Beth; sons, Roger (Christy) Norman and Ryan (Mary) Barkyoumb; three brothers, Arthur Chapman, Edwin Chapman and Greg Chapman; and four grandchildren.
He is preceded in death by his adoptive parents Charlene and Norman Crews, and his birth parents Eunice Crapo Chapman and Roscoe Chapman and stepmother Doris Chapman.
Memorials can be sent to Kansas City Hospice House, 12000 Wornall Road, Kansas City, MO 64145.