Roy Pinkney Crisp, 94, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Tuesday, January 21, 2020. Mr. Crisp was born in Macon County, NC January 5, 1926 to the late George Franklin Crisp and Emma Corbin Crisp. Mr. Crisp was of the Baptist faith and a member of Holly Springs Baptist Church. He was an Iron Worker in the Construction business. Mr. Crisp served in the U.S. Army. He was an avid gardener, farmer and loved raising honey bees to make his own honey.
Survivors include his two daughters, Ann Westbrook of Granite Quarry, NC, and Barbara Spry (Jim) of Cooleemee, NC; Three sons, Charles Crisp (Barbara) of Liberty, SC, Roy Crisp (Jessica) of Franklin, NC and Tony Crisp (Carole) of Franklin, NC. 17 Grandchildren; 36 Great Grandchildren; and 17 Great-Great Grandchildren. Mr. Crisp is preceded in death by his wife Dorothy Allen Crisp of whom he was married 71 years; five sisters, Ila Mae Sorrells, Marie Corbin, Helen Taylor, Edith Kell, and Ethel Shaver; two brothers, Frank Crisp and Grady Crisp; a grandson David Crisp and a great-grandson Noah Crisp; Son-in-law Joe Westbrook and Daughter-in-law Betty F. Crisp.
A funeral service will be held at 1:00pm Saturday, January 25, 2020 at the Chapel of Bryant-Grant Funeral Home with the Rev. Brent Spry and Rev. Chad Campbell officiating. Visitation will be from 11:30am-1:00pm prior to the service. Burial will be at Jennings Cemetery (Holly Springs Baptist Church). Pallbearers will be Wesley Morrow, Cody Crisp, Roy Crisp, II, Daniel Crisp, Dustin Crisp, Dillon Tate, Shane Cargain and Ricky Woods.
Bryant-Grant Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the Crisp family. Online condolences can be made at www.bryantgrantfuneralhome.com
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