James Cecil Crumpton, 89, departed this life on Feb. 28, 2017, at Greenview Hospital in Bowling Green.
He was born Feb. 26, 1928, at Bon Ayr, to the late Bryant Crumpton and Ruby Keith Crumpton. He had worked at Kentucky Pants, was a farmer, avid fox hunter and helped his wife deliver the Daily News. He was a member of Lawrence Chapel Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife of 52 years, Loretta Littrell Hawks Crumpton; one daughter, Cynthia Stebbins (Tom Payne); step daughter, Karen Jo Dickerson, of Shepherdsville; five grandchildren: Randy Stebbins (Annie), who he raised as his own; Tiffany Jo Payne, Natasha Payne and Natalie Payne, all of Smith Grove; Tony Crumpton, of Richmond, Ind.; five step grandchildren: Steve Dickerson, Jeremy Dickerson, Jennifer Cox (Jason), all of Shepherdsville and Amanda Porter (Bryan), of Taylorsville and Dakota Hawks, of Bowling Green; six great-grandchildren; and eight step great-grandchildren; one brother, William Crumpton (Shirley), of Cave City; one niece and several nephews also survive.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Gary Crumpton; step-son, Ronnie Hawks; sister, Lena Oliver; brother, Garnett Crumpton; and son-in-law, Stanley Dickerson.
Funeral will be 2 p.m. Sunday, March 5, 2017, at Hatcher & Saddler Funeral Home, with burial in Shiloh Cemetery. Visitation will be after 1 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
Published on  March 1, 2017