Roger E. Crowe, 71, of Delphos died at his residence.
He was born Sept. 4, 1940 in Van Wert County to Merlin and Velma (Jamison) Crowe, who preceded him in death.
Survivors include a sister, Mary (Jeff) Miller of Delphos; nieces and nephews, Sharon Cummings, Laura Cross, Mary Ann Wilson, Susan Gabel, Alison Metcalfe, Jan Nussbaum, John Miller and Sam Miller; sister-in-law, Patricia Crowe; and many great-nieces and nephews.
He was also preceded in death by a brother, Donald Crowe; and great-nephew, Nathan Miller.
Mr. Crowe had been a civilian employee with the Navy and then Army, where he worked as an electrical engineer at the Tank Plant in Lima. He graduated in 1963 from Ohio Northern University with a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering. He went on to receive his master’s from the University of Pittsburgh in 1972. He was a very active member of Trinity United Methodist Church, IEEE, was treasurer for the Marbletown Festival and was on the board to help restore the Dienstberger House.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Trinity United Methodist Church, the Rev. David Howell officiating. Burial will be in King Cemetery, Middle Point.
Friends may call from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. Friday at Harter and Schier Funeral Home, and for one hour prior to services Saturday at the church.
Preferred memorials are to Trinity United Methodist Church.
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