Forrest Lee Crutchfield Jr. age 91 of Paducah passed away Monday March 16, 2015 at 2:30 P.M. at the Baptist Health Care of Paducah.
Mr. Crutchfield was a native of Paducah and attended the Paducah Public School. He was a very proud Veteran of WWII where he served in the United States Army Air Corp, serving in both the European and Mediterranean Theaters.. He retired as a Captain from the Paducah Fire Department. He was a member of the Broadway United Methodist Church where he served as a teacher, for the Mutchler Sunday School Class. Mr. Crutchfield was also one of the original, "Old Time Southsiders". Lee as he was known by many, is survived by his wife, of 58 years, Doris Milliken Crutchfield. One daughter, Melinda Eison (David) of Ledbetter, KY. One son, Lloyd Crutchfield ( Lorene ) of Calvert City, KY. One granddaughter, Nichole Konias of Hopkinsville Ky. Three grandsons, Courtney Eison ( Ashley) Ledbetter, KY, Sean Crutchfield, McKeesport, PA., Ryan Crutchfield of Cuba, IL. two great grandchildren, Carter and Grace Eison of Ledbetter, KY. Two brothers, Jerry Crutchfield of Franklin, TN. and Jon Crutchfield of Paducah, KY. Four sisters, Julia Emberton of Edmonton Ky., Jeanne Crutchfield of Tampa, FL., Jenny Perlman and Jane Merry both of Paducah, KY. One sister-in-law Joann Guy of Cocoa Beach, FL. and one brother-in law, Russell Milliken of Hendersonville, NC. Lee was preceded in death by his parents, Forrest Lee Crutchfield Sr. and Marie Brian Crutchfield, one sister, Rose Marie Brown and two brothers Jan and Joe Crutchfield.
A Memorial Service will be held at 1:00 P.M. Saturday March 21, 2015 at the Broadway United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Joe Beal officiating. Visitation will be Saturday at the church from 12:00 noon till funeral hour. Burial will be private. In-lieu of flowers the family request donations be made to the Broadway United Methodist or the Charity of your Choice.
Forrest Lee Crutchfield Jr.