2018-08-29 / Obituaries

Melvin Crutchfield

Mr. Melvin Crutchfield, age 55, of 13585 Virgilina Road, departed this life Sunday, Aug. 26, 2018 in the Pruitt Health Center in Durham. He was a native of Granville County and a member of Elijah Grove Baptist Church.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Fred and Odell King Crutchfield.

 He is survived by two aunts, Cecelia Crutchfield of Roxboro and Myra Speller (Michael) of California; four uncles, Norman King, Jr., James King, William Vann King and McDouglas Cooper; two caregivers, Doug Crutchfield (Rosa) and Darry Crutchfield, both of Roxboro; many beloved cousins and other additional loving relatives and friends.

The funeral service will be held Thursday, Aug. 30, 2018 at 1 p.m. at Elijah Grove Baptist Church, 11469 Virgilina Road, Roxboro, NC 27574 with the Reverend Dr. Alfred Faulkner, pastor, officiating and providing the eulogy. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Visitation will be at the funeral home Wednesday from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. with the family present during the last hour from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m.

At other times, the family will receive friends at the home of his cousin, Darry Crutchfield, 2715 Virgilina Road, Roxboro, NC 27574.

The body will lie in state in the church for one hour prior to the service.

Cunningham and Nelson Funeral Directors are in charge of the service of comfort for Mr. Melvin Crutchfield.

Online condolences may be expressed at cunninghamnelsonfuneralhome.com.

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