Phillip D. CrowMarch 28, 1940 ~ January 23, 2017 (age 76)
Phillip Douglas Crow, 76, passed away January 23rd, 2017 due to complications from pneumonia.
Phillip was born on March 28th, 1940 in Belleflower, IL. He found a passion for reading, bowling, movies, construction and a love for traveling. Phil took up residence in New Orleans, California, Indiana and Key West, but two places found a special place in his heart; St Petersburg, where he found his extended family, Edward W. Kaspar and Evelyn Kaspar; and Manahattan, NY, where he met John Engelke, with who he spent 37 loving and dedicated years until John's death in October 2007 to cancer.
Phil worked as a courier for Drs. Babat and Katz as well as St. Pete MRI, where he retired. He was known to all as the one to call when a friend was needed. Phil will always be loved and missed by his sisters, Helen Chmielewski and Lou Ellen Sears, both of Indianapollis, IN, in addition to many loving nieces & nephews.
Phil was a longtime friend of Lakewood United Church of Christ at 2601 54th Avenue South, St Petersburg, FL 33712, where a memorial service will be held to celebrate Phil’s life on February 11th, 2017 at 11:00 am.
David C. Gross Funeral Homes, Central Avenue Chapel in St. Petersburg is serving the family.