Phil Crow, a 23-year resident of Olympia, Wash. died May 14, 2007. He was 62.
Mr. Crow was born Sept. 14, 1944, in Milwaukee, Wis. to Henry and Mary Greenwood Loades, Sr. He graduated from Joseph High School in 1962 and attended Spokane Community College as well as General Motors University of Automotive Management. He was the Service Director for Chevrolet, General Motors, and Honda.
Prior to residing in Olympia, Mr. Crow lived in Joseph, Spokane and Walla Walla, Wash. and Enterprise. In he married Diane Farris in Enterprise in 1981.
His many hobbies included gardening, grapes and tomatoes, shrimping, crabbing, fishing, hunting, woodworking, mentoring and all things regarding automobiles. He enjoyed “his” squirrels, the Seattle Mariners, traveling and exploring new places, and playing with his grandchildren.
Mr. Crow held memberships in the Beacon Point Community including the Elks Club, and was a member for many years with the Chevrolet Division of “Only the Best” club.
Mr. Crow is survived by wife Diane; his children: Shawn Farris-Crow of Sherwood, Brian Lewin of Stillman Valley, Ill., Patrick Crow of Boise, Idaho, Dionne Evans of Hay, Wash., and Staci Cenis of Forest Grove and seven grandchildren: Amanda, Nathan, Connor, Taylor, Caroline, Cole, and Henley.
A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m., May 18, at the Masonic Center, 521 North St. SE, Tumwater, Wash. Memorial donations may be given to the American Diabetes Association, 557 Roy St., Lower Level, Seattle, Wash., 98109.
Wallowa County Chieftain – May 17, 2007 – Photo with original Obituary
Transcribed by Dixie Ricker