Obituaries » Ross H. Crites
November 22, 1936 - April 11, 2018
Ross H. Crites, 81, passed away on April 11, 2018, at 1:10AM, at Shawnee Manor Nursing Home.
Ross was born November 22, 1936 in Lima, OH, to Ross and Lena (Thomas) Crites who both preceded him in death. On January 5, 1957 he married Marlene (Maier) Crites who preceded him in death on December 2, 2015.
Ross graduated from Shawnee High School in 1954. Ross was originally a farmer and then started trucking in 1959. He loved hunting, fishing and playing cards. Ross was a family man and adored his wife and loved his children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Ross is survived by his children, Brad (Denise) Crites of Lima, OH, Doug (Noemi) Crites of Port Charlotte, FL, Todd Crites of Lima, OH, Ross (Jo Ellen) Crites of Lima, OH, Ann (Tom) Northup of Lima, OH, siblings, Clair Crites of St. Marys, OH, Barbara (Larry (d)) Adams of Spencerville, OH, Ned Crites of Lima, OH, grandchildren, Pastor Shane (Julie) Crites, Adam (Kristen) Crites, Paul (Rachel) Crites, Kayla Crites, Seth Crites, Camille Crites, Mitchell Crites, Grant Crites, Ashley Crites, and Alyssa “Ally” Northup; and great-grandchildren, Hayden, Gavin, Jackson, Landon, Oliver, Beckett, Max, Harper, and Beau.
He is preceded in death by his brother, Roger (Barbara) Crites.
Funeral Services will be held on Monday, April 16, 2018 at 10:00AM at CHILES – LAMAN FUNERAL HOME, SHAWNEE CHAPEL. Pastor Shane Crites to officiate the service. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery following the service.
Visitation will be on Sunday, April 15, 2018 from 2:00PM to 4:00PM.
Memorial contributions may be made to Shawnee Alliance Church, 4455 Shawnee Road, Lima, Ohio 45806
Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.chiles-lamanfh.com.