Ret. MSGT Mr. Warren "Von" Lavon Crain, 71




Ret. MSGT Mr. Warren "Von" Lavon Crain, 71 passed away Saturday, April 21, 2018 surrounded by his family.

Funeral services will be held at 3:00pm Friday, April 27, 2018 at Long Branch Baptist Church, 2868 Minnie Hall Road, Autryville, officiating will be Pastor Richard Spell. Burial with full military honors will follow at Maxwell Cemetery.

The family will receive friends Friday at the church from 1:00pm to 2:30pm prior to the service.

Von was retired from the United States Air Force with 20 years of service, was in Information Technology with Civil Service for 26 years, was a member of Long Branch Baptist Church and was also a member of The Good Old Boys Hunting Club.

Von loved hunting and fishing, but most of all he was a "family man" who loved spending time with all of his family.

He is survived by his loving wife, Betty Crain of the home; daughters, Susan Hutchings & husband, Brett of Germany and Karen Norris & husband, Phillip of Eastover; grandchildren, Samantha McBride & husband, James, Timothy Hutchings & fiance', Kilee Driggers and Kaitlyn Norris; great grandchildren, Kadence and Kali; and sister-in-law, Chandra Crain of Slidell, LA.

In lieu of flowers, please send a donation to any or all of the following charities, as they were all near and dear to Von's heart because of past family losses; American Diabetes Association, 2418 Blue Ridge Road, Raleigh, NC 27607, Alzheimer's Foundation, 4600 Park Rd; Ste 250, Charlotte, NC 28209; or to the American Cancer Society, 8300 Health Park; Ste 10, Raleigh, NC 27615.

The family would like to thank everyone for the love and support given to them during this time, and for your continued prayers.

Services entrusted to Butler Funeral Home, 6535 Clinton Road, Stedman, NC 28391.