Alton Bryant Crumpler


HURDLE MILLS — Alton Bryant Crumpler, 70, of Hurdle Mills, died Wednesday, July 1, 2020.

Born in Carteret County, he was the son of the late Henry Leland Crumpler and Ida Belle Wiggins Crumpler. Mr. Crumpler retired as a First Engineer of the Merchant Marines for more than 20 years. He then worked stateside and eventually retired as a mechanical engineer from Becton Dickinson in 2012.

He loved spending time with his daughters and granddaughter. He always loved reading about history. Prior to his failing health issues he enjoyed outdoor activities including fishing and camping.

Surviving are his daughters: Noel Bryant Crumpler and Erin Yates Crumpler, both of Raleigh; one brother, Leroy Crumpler (Christy) of Swansboro; grandchild, Eleanor Kingsley Crumpler; nephew, Michael Crumpler.

No services are planned at this time.

In lieu of flowers, donations are being accepted at Wells Fargo for the Alton Crumpler Memorial for Eleanor Crumpler.

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