Sunday, April 29, 2012

Sunday's Obituary: Oral Perry Crim 1879-1953

                                       ORAL P. CRIM
National Road Traveler
dated 24 Dec 1953
     Oral P. Crim, 74, of southeast of New Castle, died Friday morning in his home after a brief illness. He was a lifelong resident of Henry County and a retired employe of the Chrysler forge division. He worked thirty-one years at the Chrysler plant before his retirement. He was a member of the New Castle Baptist Church.

     Survivors include his wife, Grace; a daughter, Mrs. Lyle Redelman of New Castle; two sons, Paul E. of New Castle and Clyde C. of New Lisbon; two grandchildren and a sister, Mrs. John Beavers of Springport.

Oral P. Crim 1942
     Funeral services were held Monday with the Rev. G. W. Hurt in charge. Burial in South Mound Cemetery.


     Oral was the son of Miles and Lorinda (Sanders) Crim. He was married to Grace Anna Runyan, the sister of my maternal grandfather, Lawrence Everett Runyan. Oral was also married 8 years to Blanche K. Bond who died in 1908.

Oral's memorial at can be seen by clicking on the link below:


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