Christopher Shawn Crowder, 46, of Hendersonville, died Wednesday, April 21, 2010, at St. Josephís Campus after a short illness.
He was a member of the First Church of the Nazarene. He had been lovingly cared for by the folks at Blue Ridge Group Home for the past two years.
He was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Clyde and Edith Crowder; an uncle, Donald Crowder and two cousins, Tony Corn and Marty Jones.
He is survived by his parents, Bruce and Sheena Crowder of Hendersonville; a brother, Austin Bret Crowder and his wife Mary Beth of Seneca, SC; a sister, Christian Crowder Denman and her husband Neil of Hendersonville; maternal grandparents, Homer E. and Betty L. Freeman of Hendersonville; aunts and uncles, Beverly Crampton and her husband Tom, Chispah Tuttle and her husband Richard, Homer E. Freeman and his wife Dawn, Norma Jean Triplette and her husband Eulas, Irene Jones and her husband Roland, Ellazene Corn and her husband Jim and a special aunt, Clara Crowder, who lovingly cared for him most of his life; a niece, Isabelle Denman and several cousins.
The family extends a special thanks to the staff at St. Josephís Campus for the loving care of Shawn.
A funeral will be at 3:00 pm Sunday at the First Church of the Nazarene. Entombment will be private. The family will receive friends from 2-3:00pm Sunday at the church.
We love you very much.
I am very sorry to hear of your loss. I will be praying for you in the days to come.
Bruce and Sheena, I cannot imagine your pain. My prayers are with the family. Shawn is doing things he never had the opportunity to do before. He is in God’s Glory.
Bruce, Sheena, Bret & Christian. Praying for you during this difficult time.
Dear Bruce and Sheena, Brett and Christian – Our deepest sympathy goes out to you in the death of Shawn. He was a very special man. You gave him a wonderful life for the short time he was here to bless your family. Know are prayers and thoughts are with you during this very difficult time and the days ahead.
Sheena & Bruce, please know our thoughts our with you during your time of loss.
Margarita & Craig Carter
Bruce & Sheena, We are very sorry to hear of Shawn’s passing. I remember the day we baptized Shawn and how happy he was that day. Today he is not in a wheelchair anymore, PTL! He is in heaven with all those who preceded him. We love you all!
Our time with Shawn was too short at Blue Ridge Homes. It was such a pleasure to know him. He knew how to light up a room and will truly be missed.
So sorry for your loss and thinking of you.
Our deepest sympathy to you and your family.
With our deepest symphany you are in our thoughts and prayers.