|Birth: ||Nov. 26, 1937|
|Death: ||Feb. 21, 2013|
~~~~~~~~~ MY UNCLE ~~~~~~~~~
Former long-time Goshen resident, Ralph Earl Crume, passed away Thursday Feb. 21, 2013 at his resident in Fort Myers, FL., at the age of 75. Ralph was born in Milford, IN., to the late Wilbur Rose and Violet Pauline (Barhydt) Crume, November 26, 1937. He moved from Milford to Dunlap, before finally setting in Goshen where he raised his family. Ralph was married fifty-one years to his wife, Diana Jean (Oberlin) Crume, who preceded him in death on May 14, 2010.
Ralph worked for Kroger Company for 42 years, specializing in produce. He enjoyed hunting and fishing and spending time with his family. He was also well known for telling his jokes. Ralph was a dedicated employee, wonderful husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather. He was loved by all who knew him.
Ralph will be remembered for his hard work, dedication to his family and his common sense approach to life. Ralph exemplified honestly, respect and doing the right thing. He believed in treating people the way you want to be treated and that everything else would work out for the best.
Ralph is survived by sons Brett & (Nesa) Crume, of Fort Myers, FL., Jeffery (Jodi) Crume, of Temecula, CA., daughter, Rebekah Flumer, of Fort Myers, FL., sisters, Athena Sharum, of San Diego, CA., Jackie (Larry) Besson, of Lehigh Acres, FL., many nieces, nephews nine grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
Preceded in death by Parents, brothers, Leonard, and Richard Crume, half brothers, Arthur and D. Wilbur Crume, half sisters, Rebecca Rose Crume, Irene Marie (Crume)Detwiler, Alice Crume, Haze Annabelle(Crume) Purciarele, Dorothy Jeanette (Crume) Bollinger, Mary Lou Crume and grandson Christopher David Johnson.
There will be no public services. Ralph will be truly missed by all who knew and loved him.
Wilbur Rose Crume (1899 - 1963)
Violet Pauline Barhydt Crume (1909 - 1975)
Diana Jean Oberlin Crume (1941 - 2010)
Rebecca Rose Crume (1917 - 1928)**
Irene Marie (Crume) Mahr Detwiler (1919 - 1995)**
Arthur W. Crume (1921 - 1991)**
Hazel Annabelle (Crume) Mohr Purciarele (1922 - 2008)**
Alice Crume Davis (1925 - 1998)**
Dorothy Jeanette Crume Bollinger (1926 - 2007)**
Mary Lou Crume (1927 - 1927)**
D. Wilbur Crume (1929 - 1929)**
Leonard Raymond Crume (1933 - 2010)*
William Richard Crume (1934 - 2013)*
Ralph Earl Crume (1937 - 2013)
Cremated, Location of ashes is unknown.
Created by: Athena
Record added: Feb 23, 2013
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