Nathaniel Reed Crye

May 18, 1989 ~ December 11, 2019 (age 30)


Nathaniel Reed Crye,  age 30 of Etowah, Tenn. passed away suddenly Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2019, in Etowah, Tenn. He was born in Knoxville, Tenn., a lifelong resident of McMinn County, Tenn. and preceded in death by his father: Ricky Crye and grandfather: Charles Croft

He was an employee of Waupaca Industries and was of the Baptist Faith. 

Survivors include

  • His Mother: Donna Croft Crye of Charleston, Tenn.
  • Sister and Brother-in-law: Brandy and Junior Henry and Niece: Amber Henry of Charleston, Tenn., 
  • Brother: Joey Crye of Charleston, Tenn.
  • Fiance: Tiffany Wheat of Etowah, Tenn.
  • Step-children: Layla Campbell, Cradence Campbell, and Hazalee Campbell all of Etowah, Tenn.
  • Grandmother: Betty Croft of Athens, Tenn.
  • Grandparents: Pat and Jerry Simpson of Niota, Tenn. Leon and Mary Francis Crye of Madisonville, Tenn. 
  • Uncles and Wife: Terry and Jan Crye and Scott Croft.
  • Aunts and husbands: Debbie and Michael McDonald, Denise and Scott Johnson and Christy Croft.
  • Mother-in-law and father-in-law: Sheila and Dennis Curry
  • Many special friends and cousins.

‚ÄčFuneral services will be 7:00 P.M. Wednesday, December 18, 2019 in the Chapel of Laycock-Hobbs Funeral Home with Jerry Simpson officiating.

Interment will be 11:00 A.M. Thursday, December 19, 2019 in Simpson Cemetery.

Active pallbearers will be Terry Crye, Steven Gambil, Robbie Tice, Jacob Beasley, Dennis Curry, and Isaac Wheat.

The family will receive friends from 5-7 Wednesday in the funeral home.

Condolences may be sent to www.laycock-hobbs/notices/Nathaniel-Crye.

Laycock-Hobbs Funeral Home, Athens, Tenn. in charge of arrangements. 

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December 18, 2019

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Laycock-Hobbs Funeral Home
521 N. Jackson Street
Athens, TN 37303

Funeral Service
December 18, 2019

7:00 PM
Laycock-Hobbs Funeral Home
521 N. Jackson Street
Athens, TN 37303

Graveside Service
December 19, 2019

11:00 AM
Simpson Cemetery
135 County Road 223
Niota, TN 37826

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