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George Henry Crites Jr.

1939 - 2017 Obituary Condolences
George Henry Crites Jr. Obituary
September 4, 1939 - October 2, 2017 George Henry Crites, Jr. passed away peacefully at his home in Los Angeles, California on October 2, 2017, surrounded by his loving family. He was 78. Born to parents Bertha Leona Hickethier and George Henry Crites, Sr. in Drain, Oregon, he joined the U.S. Army in 1958 and was honorably discharged in 1965. George began his career with Thrifty Drug Company in Oregon and was transferred to Southern California where he raised his family in Walnut. His son, Kevin, predeceased him on May 29, 1992 at age 28. George was a charismatic Christian minister touching thousands of lives, a trusted counselor, and at age 67 became a seaman with Military Sealift Command until he retired at age 71. Throughout his life George served the Lord, his country, and his fellow man. We love you, George¿.you will be greatly missed. George is survived by his wife, Teresa; daughter Kimberly Clancy; grandchildren Ryan, Taylor, Cody, and Prosperity; brothers Richard Crites and Robert Crites; sisters Bonita Powell and Linda Williams; 7 brothers and sisters-in-law; and 17 nieces and nephews. Services will be held at Forest Lawn, Covina Hills, on Saturday, October 14, at 12 noon.
Published in the Los Angeles Times from Oct. 7 to Oct. 8, 2017
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