George Crim, 84, a McMinnville resident and Warren County native, died Oct. 2 at Raintree Manor following an extended illness.
He was a veteran of the United States Army during the Korean War, retired employee with Magnetek, member of Arlington Church of Christ, and son of the late Charlie Crim and Bobbie Barrett Crim of McMinnville. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by sister and brother-in-law, Nellie and Charlie Romans of Niles, Mich.; brother Charles Edward Crim of McMinnville; and brothers-in-law Horace Simpson and Willie Young of Nashville; and infant brother, Fate Crim.
Mr. Crim is survived by his wife of 56 years, Nancy Louise Wanamaker Crim of McMinnville; daughter and son-in-law Melissa and Mark Horner of Montross, Va.; sons William George (Buddy) Crim of Woodbury and John (Jon-Jon) Crim of McMinnville; six grandchildren and grandson-in-law, Terrence Crim, Cole Crim and Quinn Crim, all of McMinnville, John Thomas Crim of Knoxville, Ivy Crim of Murfreesboro, and April and John Smith of Biloxi, Ms.; two great-grandsons; sisters Maurine Simpson and Lucille Young, both of Nashville; sister-in-law Maggie Hughes of McMinnville; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, Oct. 4 in High’s Chapel with Wayne Cantrell officiating. Interment followed at Mt. View Cemetery with military grave rites conducted by VFW Post 5064 and American Legion Post 173. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to F.C. Boyd Senior Christian School, 806 Morrison Street, McMinnville, TN 37110.