A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 28 ,2012 at the Community Presbyterian Church in Pinehurst, with the Rev. Rod Stone officiating.
Born and raised in Wagram, he was the son of the late Walter T. Crump and Lois Rhodes Crump. He attended Oak Ridge Military School and graduated from Catawba College in Salisbury. Tom spent four years in the Air Force at Lowry Air Force Base in Denver, Colo. and went on to become the owner of The Conquest Company. He retired to Dana Point in Southern California.
In 1986, he married Judith Hughes and they moved to Pinehurst in 1995. During his retirement, he enjoyed playing golf and was active in the Community Presbyterian Church as a Stephen’s minister. Tom worked part-time as a funeral associate for Powell Funeral Home in Southern Pines and was a Heart Ambassador for the Reid Heart Center at FirstHealth of the Carolinas.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his brother Thad Crump.
He is survived by his wife of 26 years Judy Crump, her two sons: Eric Hughes and wife Suzie of San Carlos, Calif. and Mark Hughes and wife Stephanie of Alpharetta, Ga., his sister Susan McArn and her husband Hugh of Laurinburg, three granddaughters: Grace, Lily, and Stella, and three grandsons: Bryce, Luke, and Jack, and several nieces and nephews.
Memorials may be made to Community Presbyterian Church, PO Box 1449, Pinehurst, NC 28370 or FirstHealth Hospice, 150 Applecross Road, Pinehurst, NC 28374.
Powell Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the Crump family.
Online condolences may be made at www.pinesfunerals.com.