Melvin Odell Crisp, Sr.

February 9, 1917 - November 22, 2009

02/09/1917 - 11/22/2009

Melvin Odell Crisp, Sr., 92, died Sunday, November 22, 2009.

A graveside service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, November 25, 2009 at the Oak City Cemetery in Oak City. The Reverend Chris Shelton will be presiding.

Melvin was a loving husband, daddy, granddaddy, and great-granddaddy. He enjoyed farming and was a Veteran of World War II. Melvin worked with the U.S. Postal Service as a Rural Mail Carrier until his retirement.

Melvin is survived by his wife of 68 years, Martha Bennett Crisp; daughter, Martha Sue Etheridge and husband Jim of Elon; sons, Melvin Odell “Bucky” Crisp, Jr. and wife Lynn and William Jesse Crisp and wife Helen all of Oak City; ten grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, November 24, 2009 at Letchworth Funeral Home in Scotland Neck.

Flowers are welcome or memorial contributions may be made to the Oak City Baptist Church, P.O. Box 39, Oak City, NC 27857.

Arrangements are being handled by Letchworth Funeral Home in Scotland Neck.

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