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Introduced Version Senate Concurrent Resolution 20 History

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SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 20

(By Senators Chafin, Beach and Klempa)

 

 

 

Requesting the Division of Highways to name a stretch of highway on County Route 35 from the intersection of WV Route 152 at Missouri Branch, mile point 0.0, to Tank Hollow, mile point 2.89, in Wayne County, the “Crum Brothers Memorial Highway”.

    Whereas, Nelon, John, Hubert and Hobert Crum are brothers, all of whom fought for their country in World War II; and

    Whereas, Nelon Crum was born February 8, 1917, and entered the service on December 9, 1942, and served in the Pacific Theater fighting against the Japanese; and

    Whereas, John Crum was born October 15, 1914, and entered the service on March 25, 1942, and served in the Pacific Theater until January 26, 1946; and

    Whereas, Hubert and Hobert Crum were twins, born on May 29, 1923, and entered the service on April 15, 1943, and fought in the European Theater fighting the Germans; and

    Whereas, Nelon, John, Hubert and Hobert Crum all returned home after the war to lead productive lives, become family men and help their neighbors when in need; and

    Whereas, While Nelon, John and Hubert have passed on, Hobert continues to serve his community; and

    Whereas, Hobert Crum served as Chairman of the Cabwaylingo Forest Foundation for five years; and

    Whereas, Hobert Crum voluntarily built three of the Forest Picnic Shelters and a basketball court; and

    Whereas, The Crum brothers have built many burial caskets for families who could not afford them and aided in digging more than 100 graves; and

    Whereas, It is fitting and proper, for their dedicated service to their country, state and community, that this highway be named to memorialize the lives of the Crum brothers; therefore, be it

    Resolved by the Legislature of West Virginia:

    That the Legislature hereby requests the Division of Highways to name a stretch of highway on County Route 35 from the intersection of WV Route 152 at Missouri Branch, mile point 0.0, to Tank Hollow, mile point 2.89, in Wayne County, the “Crum Brothers Memorial Highway”; and, be it

    Further Resolved, That the Division of Highways is hereby requested to have made and be placed signs identifying the highway as the “Crum Brothers Memorial Highway”; and, be it

    Further Resolved, That the Clerk of the Senate is hereby directed to forward a copy of this resolution to the Secretary of the Department of Transportation and Hobert Crum.

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