David L. Cripe, 69, of Vandalia, passed away on Tuesday, April 23, 2013, at his home.
Services were held at 10 a.m. on Friday at Miller Funeral Home in Vandalia, with the Rev. Pete LeDuc officiating. Burial was in Taylor Cemetery in rural Vandalia. Visitation was held from 6-8 p.m. on Thursday at the funeral home. Memorials: Hospice in Bond or Fayette County, or donor's choice. Online condolences may be shared at www.millerfh.net.
Mr. Cripe was born on June 2, 1943, in Seminary Township, Fayette County, the son of Rufus and Edith E. Bone Cripe. He married Sally Thacker on Sept. 15, 1962, in Pittsburg.
He was a retired farmer.
He is survived by his wife; son, Mike Cripe and his wife Joan; daughter, Marcy and her husband Ken Stone; brother, Maurice Cripe and his wife Marjorie; and grandchildren, Brenden and Blake Cripe, and Jake Stone.
He was preceded in death by his parents.