John Carroll Crews, age 65, of Lynchburg, passed away on Monday, July 15, 2019 at his home. He was born on September 14, 1953, in Lynchburg, son of Mazie Helen Crews and the late Oma Crews. In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by wife, Judy Crews. John retired from RR Donnelly after 38 years. In his spare time he enjoyed camping, spending time by his pool and with his dog, Bandit. His greatest joy however, was spending time with his grandkids, Afton and Johnny, who affectionately referred to him as "Pops". He was well known at their sporting events which he attended regularly. Survivors include his mother, Mazie Helen Crews; daughter, January Crews-Sanchez and husband, Alexis; one brother, Jerry Crews and wife, Jill; one sister, Mary Lee Nunnally and husband, Doug; two grandchildren, Afton and Johnny Sanchez; four nieces and nephews, Jeff Crews and wife, Jennifer, J.T. Crews and wife, Hannah, Douglas Nunnally and wife, Sarah, and Lynn Nunnally. He is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews on his wife's side of the family. The family will receive friends from 4 until 7 p.m. on Sunday, July 21, 2019, at Whitten Timberlake Chapel. Services will be private. In lieu of flowers memorials in John's memory may be made to the Lynchburg Humane Society, 1211 Old Graves Mill Road, Lynchburg, VA 24502 or the Timberlake Lions Youth Football and Cheerleading Organization, PO Box 4271, Lynchburg, VA 24502. To send online condolences to the family, please visit Whitten Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Timberlake Chapel, is serving the family.

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