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J. Wayne Crowley

In Loving Memory

FEB. 22, 1947 – MAR. 15, 2021

In Memoriam

John Wayne Crowley, 74, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Monday, March 15, 2021. 

Wayne was born in Macon, Georgia to the late John Troupe Crowley, Jr. and Edith Patisaul Crowley.  He was a graduate of Lanier High School, Mercer University and Walter F. George School of Law.  Wayne was President of Lambda Chi Alpha Fraternity at Mercer University, a member of Scabbard and Blade Military Honor Society, Blue Key National Honor Fraternity and Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity at Mercer.  He served his country in the United States Army earning rank of Captain and receiving an Honorable Discharge.  He practiced law for forty-eight years with Bush, Crowley and Leverett and most recently was of counsel with Bloodworth, Crowley and Leverett.  Wayne was a former member of Tabernacle Baptist Church and member  of Ingleside Baptist Church, where he taught Sunday School for over forty-seven years.  Twenty-three of those years were with the Bowman Crowley class at Ingleside Baptist Church.  He was an ordained deacon and served on numerous committees.  He was a member of the Exchange Club and Sertoma Club and was an avid Georgia Football fan.  Wayne was a devoted and loving husband, brother, uncle and friend.

He will never be forgotten and will be missed terribly by all who knew him.  He was not only a great attorney, but a great person.  He always had a kind word for everyone and we all benefited from his wisdom.


  • Mercer University, Walter F. George School of Law, Macon, Georgia
    • J.D., Doctor of Jurisprudence - 00/1972
    • Honors: cum laude
  • Mercer University, Macon, Georgia
    • B.A., Bachelor of Arts - 00/1969

Fraternities Or Sororities

  • Lambda Chi Alpha
  • Phi Alpha Delta

Practice Areas

  • Real Estate Law
  • Estate Planning
  • Business Law

Bar Admissions

  • Georgia, 1972
  • U.S. Federal Courts, 1972
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1979