Rex D. Crowder, age 67, of French Lick, Indiana passed away on February 15th, 2014 at IU Health Paoli Hospital in Paoli, Indiana.
He was born on May 26th, 1946 in Paoli, Indiana to Vincent and Wilma âFlickâ Crowder.
He married Brenda Abel on August 21st, 1970 and she survives.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Rex was baptized and of the Christian faith and graduated from Springs Valley High School Class of 1964.
He worked at the Sheraton Hotel in maintenance from 1964 until 1979, and then from 1979 until 2012, he worked for the Springs Valley School Corporation doing maintenance and as caretaker of the indoor pool.
He is survived by:
Wife Brenda âAbelâ Crowder French Lick, Indiana
(2) Daughters Mendy Buffington (Shane) West Baden Springs, Indiana
Jami Bledsoe (Davey) French Lick, Indiana
(1) Brother Vincent Gene Crowder Melbane, North Carolina
(2) Grandchildren Zerek Buffington and Aubrey Bledsoe
The Funeral Service will be held at 1:00 PM on Wednesday, February 19th, 2014, at the Brosmer-Kemple Funeral Home in French Lick, Indiana. Friends may call from 3:00 to 8:00 PM on Tuesday, February 18th, 2014 and from 11:00 AM until the time of service on Wednesday at the Brosmer-Kemple Funeral Home.
Joe Crow will officiate.
Burial will follow in the Mt. Lebanon Cemetery in French Lick, Indiana.
In lieu of flowers the family requests that memorial contributions be made to the Springs Valley Elementary School to assist children needing supplies for swimming class, C/O Brosmer-Kemple Funeral Home.
Arrangements are in the care of Brosmer-Kemple Funeral Home 9640 W. State Rd. 56 French Lick, In. 47432.
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