Aedan T. Crowder, 19, USMC, passed away on September 22, 2021. Aedan attended Forest High School from 2016-2018 where he was active in JROTC and chorus, and graduated from Simi Valley High School in CA in 2020. He served as an active duty Marine until his untimely passing. Aedan was an extraordinary young man who was caring, loyal and talented. He loved God, country, family and friends.
Aedan is survived by his mother, Joanne Crowder; father, Michael Crowder and step-mother Kris Crowder; sister, Sloane Crowder; step-siblings Andrew, Joey, Sabrina, and Baggio Farrell; and niece, Aurora Patro. He is also survived by grandmothers Judith Gunderson and Mildred Crowder; and step-grandmothers Julia Allen and Teri Thompson. Aedan is pre-deceased by his grandfathers, William Allen, Jr. and Thomas Crowder, and his uncle William Allen, III.
Aedan T. Crowder will be laid to rest on Friday, October 22, 2021 at 2:30 p.m. at the Florida National Cemetery, 6502 SW 102nd Ave, Bushnell, FL 3351.
Following the service, there will be a Celebration of Life for Aedan at 5:30 p.m. at Ocala/Marion Veterans Memorial Park, 2601 E Fort King St, Ocala, FL 34470
Please bring chairs or blankets for seating
Food trucks will be available to purchase food or you may bring your own
No alcoholic beverages are permitted at City of Ocala parks
Rain date for Celebration of Life: Saturday, 10/23/22 at 5:30 p.m.
On Saturday 10/23/21 at 10:00 am, Aedan will be honored at Ocala/Marion Veterans Memorial Park Quarterly Memorial, 2601 E Fort King St, Ocala, FL 34470
In lieu of flowers, please consider mailing donations in Aedan's name to either:
Kimberly’s Center for Child Protection
2800 NE 14th St
Arnette House, Inc.
(Emergency Youth Shelter and Family Counseling)
2310 NE 24th St
Information regarding services in California will be posted at a later date.
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