William Crumrine

November 12, 1934 ~ May 3, 2019 (age 84)


Bill’s life began on November 12, 1934 in Neal, KS. He is the son of Martin L. and Hester (Pierce) Crumrine. Bill was united in marriage to the former Joyce Griggs on April 28, 1953 in El Dorado. He was a “tonsorial artist” or barber for many years in Wichita before retirement. Bill was active in the ABC Bowling Association and had served as league director and bowled in many tournaments throughout the region. He was a member of the Elks Lodge in Wichita and volunteered as a bingo caller. He loved visiting Branson, fishing and camping. His greatest joy was his family which includes his wife of 66 years Joyce Crumrine of El Dorado; children Nick (Tom) Crumrine of Wichita, Danny (Debra) Crumrine of Leon, Terry (Jackie) Crumrine of Marion and Tina Crumrine of Goddard; grandchildren Erica Crumrine, David Crumrine and Nicole Morgan; great grandchildren Bailey, Hunter, Jack, Brayden, Dani Lyn, Kayiden, Kataliyna and Emily; and sisters Pat Pence and Paula Morton. Bill passed away at his home on May 3, 2019. He is preceded in death by his parents, two infant daughters, granddaughter Kayla Morgan, brothers Don, Richard and J.C. Crumrine and sister Bonnie Sandburg. His family will gather with friends on Monday from 5-7 p.m. at the Carlson Colonial Funeral Home where his funeral service will be held on Tuesday at 10 a.m. led by Pastor Steve Hysom. Bill will be laid to rest on Wednesday at 3p.m. at Sunset Lawns Cemetery. Memorial contributions in his name may be directed to the ALS Foundation. Please sign his online guestbook and leave a memory of Bill at

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May 6, 2019

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Carlson Colonial Chapel
200 S. Star
El Dorado, KS 67042

Funeral Service
May 7, 2019

10:00 AM
Carlson Colonial Chapel
200 S. Star
El Dorado, KS 67042


Sunset Lawns Cemetery
2100 SW Traffic Way
El Dorado, KS 67042


ALS Association
6950 Squibb Road, Suite 210, Mission KS 66202

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