He graduated in 1950 from West Salem High School. He retired in 1992 from Spencer Manufacturing Company in Spencer, Ohio. He was a member of the United Methodist Church in West Salem, Order of the Eastern Star Garfield Chapter 324 in West Salem where he served as past worthy patron, West Salem Masonic Lodge 398 where he served as past master, and Oriental Chapter 128 of West Salem and a 32 degree Mason Al Koran Shrine, Cleveland, Ohio
He is survived by children- Sharon Crebs of Willoughby Ohio, Chriss (Blanche) Crebs of West Salem, Ohio, Christine (Roger) Crabtree of Rittman and Denise (Curtiss) Brown of Creston; six grandchildren; four great grandchildren; and a brother, Carl (Dood) and Linda Crebs of West Salem, Ohio
Funeral service will be Wednesday, July 3, 2013 at 2 P.M. at Matteson Funeral Home in West Salem with Pastor Marta Mathatas officiating. Friends will be received at the funeral home Tuesday evening from 5 to 8 P.M. with Masonic Service at 8:15 and also one hour prior to the funeral service. Burial in West Salem Cemetery.
Memorials may be given to the United Methodist Church, 80 East Buckeye Street, West Salem, OH 44287 or Town & Country Fire & Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 175, West Salem, OH 44287.
Online condolences may be shared at the funeral home website @www.mattesonfh.com