Ted Crotts Obituary, Death- Pastor Ted Ray Crotts, who had spent his whole life in the Mount Airy community and had reached the age of 78 when he died away on September 15, 2023.
did so in the comfort of his own home. In Carroll County, Maryland, on the 11th of December in 1944, he was brought into this world. Both of his parents, Jonah and Patty Ann Rakes Crotts, have since passed away from this earth. For the past 31 years, Mr. Crotts has served as the Pastor of the Blackwater Baptist Church.
1984 marked the beginning of his employment there. Left to cherish his memory are his wife of 58 years, Charlotte Ann Atkins Crotts; daughters and sons-in-law, Anita Stoltzfus (Alvin), Dianna Danley (Franklin); son and daughter-in-law, Pastor Tim Crotts (Hallie); eleven grandchildren; sixteen great-grandchildren, and one on the way.
brother-in-law, Frank Danley; sisters-in-law, Wanda, and June Crotts; several nieces and nephews; special daughter, Carolyn Bullin. His granddaughter, Mr. Crotts’ Corey Danley, and his sisters Jean Danley, Bertha Stevens, Annie Goins, Polly Tolbert, and his newborn sister Shirley Crotts all passed away before him, as did his brothers Jackie, Bobby, and Alexander Crotts.
His grandson, Mr. Crotts’ Corey Danley, also died before him. Furthermore, his infant sister Shirley Crotts lost her battle with death. A memorial service for the departed person will be held at the Blackwater Baptist Church on the afternoon of Monday, September 18, 2023 at 2:00 PM. The funeral will be for the individual who passed away.
The service will be led by Pastor Tim Crotts, Pastor Greg Hall, and Pastor Leonard Fletcher, all of whom are pastors. After the funeral ceremonies have come to a close, the body will be laid to rest at the cemetery that is adjacent to the church. At Blackwater Baptist Church, the family will be hosting a get-together for friends on Sunday evening beginning at six o’clock and going until eight o’clock.
This event will take place on Sunday evening. Mountain Valley Hospice, and particularly Janice Carter and Hailey Goins, deserve the most heartfelt gratitude of the family for the compassionate care and support that they have provided throughout this difficult time.