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SFC Tony M. Crenshaw (US Army RET) age 75, entered into rest on Saturday, January 15, 2022. Funeral services will be 1:00 PM Thursday, January 20, 2022 at Lower Macedonia Baptist Church by Pastor Tracy Hinson, Dr. Lindsey Powell, and Brent Taylor with burial to follow in the Lower Macedonia Memorial Gardens. The family will greet friends from 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM Thursday prior to the service at the church and other times at the home.
Friends may visit Miller-Rivers-Caulder Funeral Home on Wednesday, January 19, 2022 between the hours of 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM to view and pay their respects.
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Mr. Crenshaw was born October 16, 1946 in Chesterfield, SC a son of the late Randolph Henry and Ruby Caulder Crenshaw. He was a U.S. Army Veteran and retired with the rank of Sargent First Class from the SC Army National Guard with over 32 years of service. During his military career, Tony was awarded the Army Achievement Medal, the Army Good Conduct Medal, the Army Reserve Components Achievement Medal, in addition to numerous other badges and ribbons.
Following his military career, Mr. Crenshaw was employed with McCoy – Ellison Machinery Company. He was a faithful member of Lower Macedonia Baptist Church, where he enjoyed participating in the annual Living Last Supper drama. Tony enjoyed working on antique cars and tractors, and was known to be a collector of “valuables.” He had a special place in his heart for animals and loved his cats and dogs. A man who had a big heart and never met a stranger, Tony would give you the shirt off his back. He was always seeking ways to help others. He will be fondly remembered as a man who loved God, his family, and his country.
In addition to his parents, Mr. Crenshaw was also preceded in death by his first wife, Gloria Byrd Crenshaw; and brothers-in-law, Bobby Morris and Malcom "Mack" Tolson.
Survivors include his wife, Lesa Marie Crenshaw of the home; son, Tony Michael (Andrea) Crenshaw, II of Patrick, SC; daughter, Amy L. (Chuck Tucker) Crenshaw of Society Hill, SC; grandchildren, Charles Austin Tucker, Summer Jade Crenshaw, Madison Elizabeth Crenshaw, Ruby Caroline Crenshaw, and Macy McDonald;1 great granddaughter; brother, Virgil C. (Mildred) Crenshaw of Cheraw, SC; sisters, Bonnie C. Morris of Cheraw, SC, Joyce C. (Tom) Smith, and Gail C. Paul both of Patrick, SC; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Memorials may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital, (www.stjude.org) or to the Shriner’s Hospitals for Children (www.lovetotherescue.org)
Miller-Rivers-Caulder Funeral Home (www.mrcfuneralhome.com) of Chesterfield, SC is serving the Crenshaw family.