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 Luther Willard Cruit

Luther Willard Cruit

Birth
Findlay, Shelby County, Illinois, USA
Death 13 Apr 1981 (aged 89)
Shelbyville, Shelby County, Illinois, USA
Burial Shelbyville, Shelby County, Illinois, USA
Memorial ID 26564480 · View Source
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Luther Willard Cruit is the oldest son of Henry Edmund Cruit and Lydia Jane Truitt. He married Addie Auld in about 1918-1919 and together they had the following children: Robert Auld, Donald Edmund, Elizabeth Rose and Evelyn Louise.

Luther Cruit Services to Be Held Friday

Luther W. Cruit, 89, of Shelbyville died at 11:55 p.m. Monday in the Shelby Memorial Hospital.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday in the Lockart & Sons Funeral Home in Shelbyville. Visitation will be from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday. Burial will be in Glenwood Cemetery in Shelbyville.
Memorials may be made to the First Baptist Church of Shelbyville.
Mr. Cruit was born on Dec. 29, 1891 in Shelby County, a son of Edmond and Lydia Truitt Cruit.
He married Addie Auld on March 2, 1918 in Charleston.
He was employed by the New York Central Railroad for many years. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Shelbyville.
Surviving are: his wife; sons, Robert of East Moline and Donald of Sacremento, Cal.; daughters, Mrs. Paul (Evelyn) Dobson of Champaign and Mrs. Orvel (Elizabeth) Sphar of Attica, N. Y.; sister Lula Maxwell of Cooper City, Fla.; half-brother, Lester Kingston of Shelbyville; nine grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
One brother and one granddaughter preceded him in death.

This Obituary was typed exactly as it appears in the Shelbyville, Illinois Union, dated Wednesday, 15 April 1981, page 2 – column 6




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  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Luther Willard Cruit (29 Dec 1891–13 Apr 1981), Find A Grave Memorial no. 26564480, citing Glenwood Cemetery, Shelbyville, Shelby County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Grave Hunters (contributor 46978735) .