Chester "Chet" Crump

  • Born: December 4, 1940
  • Died: June 23, 2020
  • Location: Indianapolis, Indiana

Wilson St Pierre Funeral Service & Crematory - Franklin Township Chapel

5950 E Thompson Rd
Indianapolis, IN 46237

Tel. (317) 783-3653

Tribute & Message From The Family

Chester "Chet" W. Crump, 79 passed away June 23, 2020. He was a resident of Indianapolis after living 43 years in Muncie. He was born December 4, 1940 in Indianapolis, Indiana to the late Chester and Mary (Quick) Crump. He married the love of his life, Carolyn L. Darland on June 21, 1968. He is survived by his son, Matthew W. Crump (Amy) of Cortland, NY, his daughter, Stephanie G. Brake (Robert) of Indianapolis, IN; his grandchildren Stephen, Sydney and Sarah Brake of Indianapolis, IN, Kayla and Kyler Crump of Cortland, NY. Chet loved God's word and spent many years studying it. He attended Lincoln Christian College and earned a B.A. from Milligan College (1963). He received a Bachelor of Divinity from Southern Baptist University (1967). He graduated from Christian Theological Seminary at Butler with a M.A. (1969). In 1984, he earned a M.A. in Counseling from Ball State University. Chet studied and taught Greek, Hebrew and Aramaic. He enjoyed singing in Southern Gospel Quartets wherever he lived, preached or attended a church. From his early years at Tech High School, Chet (K9ADJ) was involved in ham radio. Chet will be missed by all who knew him. He was a man after God's own heart. Services for Chet Crump will be Monday, June 29 at 1:00 PM at Wilson St. Pierre Funeral Service and Crematory – Franklin Township Chape with visitation from 11:00 AM until time of service. Burial will follow at Acton Cemetery. Memorials can be sent to Indiana Parkinson Foundation (


Condolence & Memory Journal

Carolyn, our deepest sympathy to you and your family during this time of loss, now and in the days ahead.

Posted by Kenneth and Nancy Morgan - Greenwood, IN - Friend   June 30, 2020

It was a joy to care for both of you through the PACE program. Thank you for the opportunity to witness the love you two shared. Our day room will not be the same without him. I am praying for peace for your entire family.

Posted by Nancy Archer - Greenwood, IN - Acquaintance   June 29, 2020

Carolyn, our thoughts and prayers are with you and the family. In Christ, Fred and Netha Wyman

Posted by Netha Wyman - Muncie, IN - Family Friend   June 24, 2020

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