January 13, 1936 - November 1, 2021
Charles William Crane, Sr., age 85, went home to be with our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on Monday, November 1st, 2021. He was a wonderful husband, father, grandfather, brother, and friend to many. Charles was born on January 13th, 1936 to Roy and Montera Crane. He was raised in Lipscomb, Alabama. He attended Jones Valley High School (Class of ’54) and graduated from the University of Alabama College of Engineering in 1959. He retired from Southern Company Services, with 36 years of service, in the Department of Hydro Engineering. After his retirement, Charles and his brother James became the co-founders and co-owners of Radio Active Inc. Charles served our Lord faithfully through the ministries of Jones Memorial Methodist Church, Central Park United Methodist Church, and Pleasant Grove United Methodist Church. He served as president of the Men’s Ministry of the North Alabama Conference of the United Methodist Church. Charles was a loving and caring person. He actively looked for ways to help people in need. His acts of kindness will be remembered by many. Charles was preceded in death by his parents (Roy and Montera Crane), his twin brother (James Crane), and his dear sister (Dene Bunn). Charles is survived by his loving wife of 59 years, Melanie, their son, Charlie (Lisa), and two much-adored grandchildren, Joyner and Spencer. He is also survived by many other relatives, who loved him dearly. The funeral service will be held at Pleasant Grove United Methodist Church on Thursday, November 4th, 2021 at 1 o’clock in the afternoon. Visitation with the family will be held one hour prior to the service. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Pleasant Grove United Methodist Church. 452 Ninth Ave, Pleasant Grove, Alabama 35127.
Charles William Crane, Sr., age 85, went home to be with our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on Monday, November 1st, 2021. He was a wonderful husband, father, grandfather, brother, and friend to many. Charles was born on January 13th, 1936... View Obituary & Service Information
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