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James Crenshaw

July 8, 1955 — January 30, 2024

Rushville

James F. Crenshaw, 68, of Rushville and formerly of Bader, passed away at 11:35 am on Tuesday, January 30, 2024, at his home. 

 

He was born on July 8, 1955  in Bader, the son of the late Denver & Verona (Hendricks) Crenshaw. He was married to the late Barbara Koepp in 1978 in Bader. To this union, four children were born, Chuck, Kelly, Jeremy & Jimmy.

 

Jim worked for much of his life as a farmer; many of those years were spent working for Wayne Bollinger. He was a volunteer fireman with the Browning Fire Department for many years. Jim enjoyed many outdoor activities, including; hunting, fishing, mushroom & ginseng hunting and finding arrowheads. He was also fond of classic cars, especially muscle cars. 

 

He is survived by his sons; Chuck Crenshaw of Texas, Jeremy Crenshaw of Rushville & Jimmy (Beverly) Crenshaw of Astoria and by a daughter; Kelly (Ray) Lisenbee of Rushville. Five grandchildren; Kole, Brandon, Casey, Gavin, Charles  and Carison, nine great grandchildren and by several nieces and nephews. Besides his parents and former wife, Jim was preceded in death by a grandson; Kaleb and by two brothers; Raymond & Bill. 

 

In accordance with Jim’s wishes, cremation rites have been accorded. A graveside service will take place at Bader Cemetery at a future date. The Triplett & Wood Funeral Home of Rushville has been entrusted with the care and arrangements. Memorial contributions in memory of Jim are suggested to the family. You are invited to share your memories of Jim and leave a condolence at www.triplettwood.com 

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