David L. Crye Sr., 82, of Vandalia, died on Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2013, at St. Louis University Hospital in St. Louis, Mo.
Services will be held at noon on Saturday at First United Methodist Church in Vandalia, with the Rev. Dr. Roger Grimmett officiating. Burial with military rites will be in Fairlawn Cemetery in Vandalia. Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. until time of services on Saturday at the church, with Masonic services at 11:45 a.m. Memorials: Crawford-Hale American Legion Post 95 of Vandalia or Shriners' Hospitals for Children. Miller Funeral Home in Vandalia was in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be shared at www.millerfh.net.
Mr. Crye was born on Nov. 29, 1930, in Wilson, Okla., the son of Curtis L. and Mittie Mae Teague Crye. He married Barbara Janes on Oct. 2, 1950, in Vandalia; she died on July 18, 2009.
He is survived by daughters, Martha and her husband Dr. James Brennan of Ballwin, Mo., and Stacey and her husband Artie Langston of Vandalia.