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Major Joe Crane

1930 — January 1, 2022

Major Joe H. Crane, USAF, Retired, of Spartanburg, SC, died Saturday, December 10, 2022, at Spartanburg Regional Hospice Home. He was the son of the late William Sanford and Ellie Howe Crane.

A US Air Force veteran, Major Crane retired after 20 years of service. He was retired as a Director of Computer Programming with Farmers Insurance Group in Los Angeles after serving 19 years. He was of the Methodist faith. Joe was the last member of his immediate family.

Joe was everything you would expect in a devoted husband.

Surviving is his wife, Susie Prince Crane of the home,

A Memorial service with full Military Rites will be held 3:00 p.m. Wednesday, December 14, 2022 at Floyd’s Greenlawn Chapel, 2075 East Main Street, Spartanburg, SC 29307, conducted by The Rev. Robert L. Brown.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Matthews Episcopal Church, Food Pantry, c/o St. Matthews Episcopal Church, 101 St. Matthews Lane, Spartanburg, SC 29301 or to Spartanburg Humane Society, 150 Dexter Road, Spartanburg, SC 29303, online at

Floyd’s North Church Street Chapel

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Memorial Service with Full Military Rites

Wednesday, December 14, 2022

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