Celebration of Life Service:
6 p.m. Friday, August 11, 2017 at Jefferson
Street Christian Church
Funeral home: Holland Barry & Bennett Funeral
William Joseph “Joe” Crowe, 64, of Bloomington,
passed away July 31, 2017 at his home.
Cremation rites have been accorded by Holland Barry
& Bennett Funeral Home, Lincoln. Burial will be at
11 a.m. Friday, August 11, 2017 at Camp Butler
National Cemetery, Springfield. A Celebration of
Life will be held at 6 p.m. Friday, August 11,
2017 at Jefferson Street Christian Church, Lincoln.
Joe was born December 5, 1952 in Bloomington, IL.,
the son of Harold and Dorothy (Holmes) Crowe. He
married Elizabeth Ruder on February 23, 1980.
He proudly served his country in the United States
Army. Joe was a member of Jefferson Street Christian
Church and the Odd Fellows Lodge 204. He was
formerly employed at Logan Correctional and held
several other security positions.
Surviving are his wife Elizabeth of Bloomington, son Jason (Aimee) Crowe of
Florissant, MO., daughter Christina Crowe of Bloomington, grandchildren: Gabby,
Gracie, Galia, Greggory, and Brianna, brother Harold Crowe of Peoria, brother
David Crowe of Effingham, sister Lea Ann Pulver of MT, sister Linda Linville of
St. Charles, MO., and sister Bonnie Briggs of Kansas City, MO.
He was preceded in death by his parents and brothers James Crowe, Kevin Crowe,
and Paul Crowe.
Memorial donations may be made to the family.
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