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John Crandall

September 23, 1942 ~ April 9, 2022 (age 79)



John I. Crandall Jr., born September 23rd, 1942 passed away Saturday morning April 9th , 2022. Loving husband of 56 years, father of two and grandfather of three, John showed us how to work, live and enjoy all of the amazing things life has to offer every day.  Avid golfer, foodie, wine aficionado, traveler, and ancestral historian, John Crandall was constantly reading, researching family, and working on his game.  John was born in Columbus, Georgia, and grew up in St. Petersburg, Florida with his three sisters: Gaye Woodling, Carole Bustle & Sherry Crandall.  A son of the true south and America, he joined the Navy and became a Gunner's Mate on the Attack Aircraft Carrier USS. Franklin D. Roosevelt (CVA 42) in the early '60s.  After graduating from Florida Atlantic University, he began a robust career in food and beverage with companies such as General Foods, PepsiCo, the Wine Spectrum, and Coca-Cola before starting his family business, Amelia Bay.  He taught us everything about our ancestry, how not to get bit by a snake in the woods, how to tell time by where the sun is in the sky, how to be encouraging, how to be positive and present with friends and family, and how to be a good husband and father.  John Irwin Crandall Jr. Is survived by his loving wife Sherlyn, his sons: Jason and John (Jennifer), and his grandchildren: James, Harper, and Vivienne.  Sign the online guest book at  
A memorial service will be held on Friday, May 13, 2022, 11:00 AM at Dunwoody United Methodist Church.    
Arrangements by Fischer Funeral Care, Atlanta (678) 514-1000.

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Memorial Service
May 13, 2022

11:00 AM
Dunwoody United Methodist Church
1548 Mt Vernon Rd,
Dunwoody, GA 30338

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