George Crowell was born in Lexington, NC, on Jan. 5, 1951, to Giles and Jean Crowell.
He graduated from Lexington Senior High School before attending Davidson College and Wake Forest School of Business.
As a life-long learner, George enjoyed astronomy, was a masterful home chef, and learned watchmaking and beekeeping later in life. He was a passionate wine-connoisseur and even owned a restaurant and wine shop.
Professionally, he worked as a CPA for Dimon, Inc., in Danville Va., where he frequently traveled the world and developed life-long global friendships.
George had an incredible sense of humor and was loved by everyone who ever met him, retaining friendships for life.
Most importantly, George was a loving father, grandfather, husband, brother and friend to so many.
He is survived by his wife, Gretchen, his children, Cory (Shannon) Crowell, of Apex, NC, Channing (Marta) Crowell, of New York City, and Madalyn (Christopher) Brown, of Greensboro; and grandchildren, Delos, Payton, Collin and Jude Crowell, and Pierce Annabelle Brown.
He is also survived by brother Frank (Pat) Crowell, of Lewisville; and sister Kathy (Greg) Oliver, of Lexington. He is loved by many nieces, nephews, in-laws and cousins.
He will be deeply missed by many.
Appreciation to his many caregivers and Hospice.
A memorial service was held on Sunday, Jan. 15, at Hanes Lineberry Funeral Home, with Reverend Jeff Johnsen officiating.
Donations may be made to the St. Jude (stjude.org) or Lung Cancer Initiative (https://lungcancerinitiative.org/).
Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.haneslineberryfhnorthelm.com for the Crowell family.