Former Councilman Eddie Crone Dies

February 13, 2010 by  
Filed under News

(Source: Fox & Weeks)

The Tybee Times would like to extend sincere condolences to the family and friends of former City Councilman, Ralph Edward “Eddie” Crone, Sr. who pased away after an extended illness on  January 22, 2010.

Tybee Island, GA. – Mr. Ralph E. Crone, Sr., 70, died Friday, Jan. 22, 2010 at Hospice Savannah, Inc. Eddie was a native of Clinton, MD, born on Jul. 8, 1939 and had lived on Tybee Island for the past 39 years. He served in the U.S. Air Force and was a manager in the shipping industry, retiring after twenty years with Intermodal. He proudly served on the Tybee Island City Council from 2003-2009 and was a member of the American Legion, Post 154.

Survivors include his wife, Marianne Crone, of Tybee Island; son, Ralph E. Crone, Jr., of Tybee Island; daughters, Linda Crone, of Savannah, Carol Coffren and her husband, Paul, of Leonard Town, MD; brothers, Freddie Boswell, of Brandywine, MD, Alan Boswell, of South Carolina; sister, Barbara Jean Littleford, and her husband, Bill, of Sheltonham, MD; grandchildren, Desmond Crone, Morgan Coffren, Trey Crone, Riley Crone; two great-grandchildren, Chloe Crone, Cash Crone, and two faithful companions, Chipper & Midget.

A celebration of Eddie’s life was held at 2:00 p.m., Sunday, January 24th, 2010 at Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Islands Chapel. The family received friends at 1:00 p.m, followed by a private burial afterward. Remembrances may be made to the American Legion, Post 154, P.O. Box 1225, Tybee Island, GA 31328 or Hospice Savannah, Inc. P.O. Box 13190, Savannah, GA 31416.

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