Robert A. Crockett
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CLYDE: Robert A. Crockett, 82, born in Green Springs, Ohio, passed away on Wednesday, May 1, 2013 at home with his family by his side in Clyde, Ohio.
He is survived by his wife of sixty years, Beverly A. Kuns; and children: Christine M. (Dennis) Leiter, David R. (Jayne) Crockett, Mark A. (Maureen) Crockett, Robert S. (Alicia) Crockett, Bruce E. (Heidi) Crockett, Frank J. (Tamara) Crockett. He is also survived by 19 grandchildren, 22 great grandchildren, four step grandchildren; and siblings: Barbara (Norm) Horn, Jerry Crockett, Judy (John) Rusing, and Thomas (Joanne) Crockett.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Robert S. Crockett and Marie (Homegardner) Crockett, a sister Joyce (Reeves) Taylor, sister-in-law, Sue Crockett and a grandson Chad R. Crockett.
Robert known as "Boss" by his family, graduated from Clyde High School, began working on the family farm, and at Whirlpool in Clyde as a welder. He was the original entrepreneur and dreamer, co founding in 1957 with his dad and brothers, Green Hills Golf Course, Clyde, Ohio. In 1982 they started Woussickett Golf Course in Sandusky, Ohio, opening in 1984. When not working, which was seldom, Robert enjoyed family, music, and was great at telling a story or a good joke.
Friends will be received on Saturday, May 4, 2013 from 5-8 p.m. and again on Sunday from 1-5 p.m. at Foos Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 504 E. McPherson Hwy, Clyde where the Rosary will be recited at 4:30 p.m. on Sunday. A funeral Mass will be held on Monday, May 6 at 10 a.m. at St. Mary's Catholic Church, 609 Vine Street, Clyde, Ohio 43410. Burial will follow at St. Mary's Cemetery.
Memorials can be made to Memorial Hospice, 430 S. Main Street, Clyde or St. Mary's Church, Clyde.
Memories and condolences may be shared at www.foosfuneral.com
Published in the News-Messenger on May 3, 2013