Francis Theo "Teddy" Crews

Thursday, January 31, 2013

Francis Theo "Teddy" Crews, 66, of Las Cruces, N.M., entered eternal life Friday, January 18, 2013 at Mountain View Regional Medical Center surrounded by his loving family. He was born September 10, 1946 in Pollard, Ark., to Theodore Hamilton and Fanny Frances (Grimes) Crews. He served in the United States Army during the Vietnam era. He retired as an industrial engineer from McDonnell-Douglas.

Survivors include his loving wife of 48 years, Dorothy Anderson Crews; one son, Nicolas Crews and wife Naomi of Las Cruces; one daughter, Tracy Richter and husband Louis of Columbia, Mo.; two sisters, Shirley Filaggi of Ashland, Ohio and Ruth Ann Adams of Jonesboro, Ark.; four nieces and nine grandchildren.

At his request, cremation has taken place and a Memorial Service was held Jan.23, 2013 at Baca's Peace Chapel, Las Cruces, N.M. Military honors were accorded by the New Mexico National Guard Honor Guard and Marine Corps League--El Perro Diablo Detachment.