Crane, Floyd Fremon, Jr.

Wednesday, January 10, 2018
Floyd Fremon Crane, Jr., 62, of Chattanooga, died on January 9, 2018 at Erlanger Hospital. Mr. Crane retired from the U.S. Air Force after 20 years of service as a vehicle operations supervisor, staff sargent. He was a member of the Trenton Church of Christ. 

He was preceded in death by his parents, Floyd and Elizabeth Crane; and sister, Jean Thompson.

Surviving include his wife, Wanda F. Crane; sister, Susan Aelshire; and several nieces, nephews and cousins. 

Graveside services with military honors will be held 10 a.m. Friday, Jan. 12 at Chattanooga National Cemetery, with Minister Don Walker officiating. Family will receive friends from 4-8 p.m. Thursday at Ryan Funeral Home, Trenton.


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