William “Bill” Edward Crews, Jr., was born in Mount Dora, Florida on March 10, 1925 and departed this life peacefully on December 10, 2016 at the age of 91. During his long life, he was a member or the Kiwanis Club and the BPOE. Most of his time in his earlier years was while working as a Principal Buyer for the purchasing department of Hillsborough County in Tampa, Florida. He retired in 1988. After his retirement, he enjoyed the majority of his time in his hometown, Mt. Dora, with his family. He also loved to travel, read novels, and watch James Bond movies. He is survived by his Wife of 66 years, Doris; daughter, Lynda, husband Andy; son, Timothy, wife Debbie; daughter, Kimberly. Eight Grandchildren, Cameron, Ryan, Grace, Samantha, Jay, Danielle, Angus, and Natalie, Four Great Grandchildren, Alexis, Braiden, Macy Jo, and Madison. He will be laid to rest at the Greenwood Cemetery in Eustis, Florida during a private service held for the family on Saturday, December 17.