Thomas Bolivar "Buddy" Crane Sr.
December 25, 1939  -  February 22, 2018

Thomas Bolivar "Buddy" Crane Sr.


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James F. Webb Funeral Home
2514 7th Street
Meridian, MS  39301
Monday, February 26, 2018
10:00 - 11:00 a.m.
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James F. Webb Funeral Home
2514 7th Street
Meridian, MS  39301
Monday, February 26, 2018
11:00 am
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Mississippi Veterans Cemetery
248 Honors Circle
Newton, MS  39345
Monday, February 26, 2018
1:00 pm
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Mississippi Veteran Memorial Cemetery
248 Honor Way
Newton, MS  39345
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I served in the Air Force.

Mr. Thomas Bolivar "Buddy" Crane Sr.
Visitation for Thomas Bolivar “Buddy” Crane, Sr will be Monday, February 26th 2018 at 10 - 11a.m.
at James F Webb funeral home, with a Chapel service at 11 a.m with Rev. Scott Harrell
officiating. Burial at 1 p.m. will be a Mississippi Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Newton, MS.
Mr Crane 79, passed away February 22, 2018 in Meridian. He was a Air Force veteran and a
member of the HAM radio association known by his call sign WD5DX. He received national
recognition for his volunteer work during Hurricane Isaac of 2012 from Postrider’s Net. He
enjoyed drag racing, camping, and HAM radio. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather,
and great grandfather.
He is preceded in death by his parents Tommy and Carrie Crane, Brother-in-laws Charles
Ingram and Paul Sims.
Mr. Crane is survived by his wife Mavis Crane, daughter Cynthia Eubanks, son Thomas Bolivar
“Bo” Crane Jr, son-in-law James Michael Eubanks, grandchildren Sarah and Josh Satcher,
Shawn Eubanks, Thomas Boliver “Tripp” Crane III, great grandchild Abigail Satcher. He is also
survived by siblings Billy Crane, Jewel Sims, and Evelyn Ingram and several nieces and
nephews.
Pallbearers will be Billy Crane, Bo Crane, Tripp Crane, Shawn Eubanks, Jackie Crane, Charles
Crane, TJ Crane, Josh Crane, and Jeff Buckalew.
Family and friends may sign the online memorial, leave a personal note for the family, or order flowers at jamesfwebb.com

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  1. Marcia Brewer
    Meridian, MS

    So sorry to hear of Buddy's death. I always enjoyed talking with him at Andersons. May God bless your family during this sad time.

  2. Regi Lummus
    Collinsville, MS

    My condolences to the Crane family for your loss.
    Buddy will be missed by many.

  3. Daphne Lancaster
    Meridian, MS

    Bo, this is Bruce mom. Sorry to hear about your dad. Bruce talked a lot about good times Yall had together. You are in my thoughts and prayers. Please contact me at a better time.

  4. Diana Keith
    Meridian, MS

    Im so very sorry for your loss. Your family is in my prayers.

  5. Wayman Newell
    Meridian, MS

    I rode in Buddy's 1966 Chevelle and that was fastest car I ever rode in. Very fond memories of Buddy, praying for your family.

    Wayman Newell

  6. James Rainey, Lauderdale County Assessor, and Staff
    Meridian, MS

    We wish to express our sincere sympathy to the Crane family at this time.

  7. Billy Caldwell (MERT)
    Collinsville, MS

    Prayers for the Family.

  8. CURT WAITES
    Petal, MS

    I am a ham radio operator as well and knew Buddy on the air for many years. Buddy was a caring man and will be missed by all. 73s for the final time. Curt

  9. RT Purvis
    Newton, MS

    So sorry for your loss.

  10. Charlie "Butch" Harris
    Meridian, MS

    I wish to express my sincere condolences to the family and to say that Buddy will be missed in the Amateur Radio Community. 73 my Friend. Charlie WA5WUX

  11. Sarah Byrd
    Mobile, AL

    Our hearts are broken for you Mavis and family, we love you

  12. GLEN CRAFT
    LONG BEACH, MS

    buddy was a friend for years may he rest in peace !!

  13. Pat mckeithen
    Meridian, MS

    I am very sorry for your great loss. Praying for God to give you comfort.

  14. Farrar Grisham
    Meridian, MS

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