Lynn M. Crowe, 73, Kingsport, entered into rest, Friday, September 27, 2013, at the Johnson City Medical Center.
Mr. Crowe was a native and lifelong resident of Johnson City.
He was a son of the late Cecil J. and Frances Folsom Crowe and was also preceded in death by one nephew, Eddie Lynn Cothran; father-in-law, George B. Hall; mother-in-law, Lucy Z. Hall.
Mr. Crowe had owned and operated the Broadway Inn, which is now the Ramada Inn. He owned the Crow’s Nest, his first bar, and had owned and operated several bars in town, including his current bar, the Crow Bar.
He was known as Pops to his younger friends and was jolly, full of laughter, always joking and easy going. He enjoyed sitting on his porch, watching the cows, fussing at the rooster and listening to “He stopped Loving Her Today,” by George Jones, and “You Were Always On My Mind,” by Willie Nelson.
He leaves to cherish his memory, his wife, Majana Hall Crowe; one daughter, Michele Sliger and her husband, Larry, Johnson City; two sons, Jeffery Crowe and his wife, Barbara, Nashville, and Greg Crowe, Johnson City; two grandchildren, Reid Sliger and McKinley Sliger; two brothers, Don Crowe and wife, Mary, Johnson City, and Cecil Crowe, Johnson City; and one sister, JoAnn Cothran, Sanibel, FL; two nephews and five nieces; and many friends, including his lifelong friend, Paul Wylie.
The family will greet guests from 5:00 PM Thursday, October 3, 2013, until a Celebration of Life Service at 7:00 PM at Tetrick Funeral and Cremation Services, Johnson City, TN. Mr. Tommy Hord and Mr. Ray Bowman will officiate.
In lieu of flowers the family ask that donations be sent to Shriner’s Children’s Hospital, 950 W. Faris Road, Greenville SC 29605.
Online condolences may be shared through www.tetrickfuneralhome.com.
Tetrick Funeral and Cremation Services, 3001 Peoples Street, Johnson City, TN 37604 (423) 610-7171 is serving the family.