Franklin Delano Crum, 73 of Lick Creek, KY passed away Wednesday, Oct. 06, 2021 at Pikeville Medical Center. He was a member and minister of the Mountain View Church of Christ for 38 years, president of Hope, Inc. for 20 years and wrote articles for the Appalachian News-Express for many years. Frank was born April 04, 1948 at Pikeville, KY to the late William Crum and Rosalie Wallace Crum. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one sister, Nancy Carol Crum and two sisters-in-law, Linda Crum and Mona Rose Crum. Frank is survived by his wife, Marcia Lea Salyer Crum of Lick Creek, KY; son, William Franklin (Sandra) Crum of Kimper, KY; daughter, Stephanie (Paul) Phillips of Lick Creek, KY; and four grandchildren, Zackary (Jessica) Crum of Clearwater, FL, Jordan Looney of Salyersville, KY, Lakan (Jordan) Mullins of Catlettsburg, KY & Coltan (Alex) Phillips of Phyllis, KY; and eight great-grandchildren, Katherine, Hunter, Cooper, Giana, Jax, Liam, Carter & Londyn. Frank is also survived by three brothers, Delbert Crum of Pikeville, KY, William Crum & James (Shawna) Crum both of Elkhorn City, KY; two sisters, Mary Lou (Al) Sifers of Elkhorn City, KY and Martha Lee Gilbert of Raleigh, NC; and many other family members and brothers and sisters in Christ. Visitation will be after 6PM Friday, October 08, 2021 at the Mt. View Church of Christ with a service at 7PM. Funeral services will be held Saturday, October 09, 2021 at 11AM from the church with Paul Delbert Potter and Steve Cantrell with burial to follow at Annie E. Young Cemetery, Pikeville, KY.