Herbert H. “Herb” Crumb, Sr.

April 12, 1929 - June 10, 2019

          Herbert H. “Herb” Crumb, Sr., age 90, of New Castle, DE, passed away peacefully on Monday, June 10, 2019, surrounded by his loving family.

          Born in Newport, TN on April 12, 1929, he was a son of the late George Welch and Janie Crumb.  Herb dedicated 31 years working as an assembly man with General Motors.

          A true family man, he loved spending time with them and was very family oriented.  Herb enjoyed fishing, playing cards and attending auctions and flea markets.  He was a long-time member of the Loyal Order of the Moose.  Herb was an animal lover, especially cats and dogs.

          In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his loving wife of 48 years, Ora Lee (Hughes) Crumb; children, Herbert H. “Butch” Crumb, Jr., James Hughes, Clara May Dennis and Pamela Sue Crumb; and siblings, Daniel Crumb, Troy Crumb, Floyd Crumb, Bessie Crumb and Dora “Sib” Neher.  Herb is survived by his children, Gloria Hughes, George Dennis and Ricky Crumb (June); 14 grandchildren; and 12 great grandchildren.

          A visitation for family and friends will be held from 9:30 am until 10:30 am on Saturday, June 15, 2019, at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 North DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE, where a funeral service will begin at 10:30 am.  Interment will follow in Gracelawn Memorial Park, 2220 North DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE.

          In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Herb’s memory to the American Heart Association, 200 Continental Drive, Suite 101, Newark, DE 19713.


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7 Condolences for Herbert H. “Herb” Crumb, Sr.

  • You were good people, and may you Rest In Peace. I’ll really miss you.

  • My deepest sympathy on your Loss. My you find Light, Peace and Comfort.

  • I am so sorry to hear of the Passing of your Dad.

    My sincere Condolences

    George Dean

  • Uncle Herb I Love you your an angel now R.I.P. until we meet again🙏🏻

  • Uncle Herb I Love you and will miss you. You have your wings now S.I.P. Until we meet again🙏🏻😥

  • My deepest sympathies to family and friends in your loss of your love one .Prayers being sent

  • Just heard of the passing of “Reds”. So sorry . Been a very long time since I’ve seen any of you. All my thoughts and prayers go out to the family.