Horace “Red” Milton Crow, age 89 died Monday, February 13, 2023, in Collin County. He was born on Saturday, April 1, 1933, in Waco, Texas.
Red was a loving brother, husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, and friend. In his storied life, he was a preacher, chef, salesman, catering truck driver, pest control “bug-man”, and always an avid reader. He enjoyed years of vacations off the coast of New England sailing aboard The Heritage and enjoying the beauty of the fall colors the northeast is known for. While born on April 1st, he was no fool and enjoyed celebrating his birthday when possible with twin nieces Judy and Joyce, also born on April 1st.
Red lived in many places throughout his life, from Waco to Buffalo, Pennsylvania back to Texas and then to Arkansas. He had recently moved into an assisted living facility in Sachse, Texas.
He is preceded in death by his wife, Lois Crow, his oldest son Howard, and his sisters Betty Jo Morrow, Helen Farzalo and Margie Baker.
Red is survived by a plethora of family members: brother Clay Crow, three remaining sons Jay Crow, Jeff Crow, Raymond Fernandez and five daughters Dianne Fernandez, Rene Crow, Kathy Conner, Melissa Bass and Christy Miller. Additionally, he is survived by over 30 grandchildren, numerous great-grandchildren along with several nieces and nephews and a host of other relatives and friends.
Mr. Crow has been sent for cremation under the direction of Eastgate Funeral Home in Garland, Texas. A Celebration of Life service will be held in the DFW area on Saturday May 6, 2023, to allow family and friends across the country to plan and attend. Time and location will be provided closer to May.