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Roy Samuel Crites Jr.

Born: Mon., Nov. 23, 1931
Died: Sat., Sep. 16, 2017


6:00 PM to 7:30 PM, Thu., Sep. 21, 2017
Location: Pennington-Smith Funeral Home Chapel

Funeral Service

7:30 PM Thu., Sep. 21, 2017
Location: Pennington Funeral Home

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Roy Samuel Crites Jr., 85, of Powellton, entered into rest, Saturday, September 16, 2017.

Born November 23,1931, in Birch River, WV, he was the son of the late Roy Samuel and Branna Marie Tinney. In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by a brother, Billy Crites; and sister, Evelyn Batten.

Roy served in the US Air Force for 3 Years, he was also a  US Postal Service worker for many years at Montgomery.

Roy is survived by his sons, Mark Allen Crites of Charleston, and Michael Crites of Pratt; daughter, Tina Marie Petry of Beckley; brothers, Aubrey Crites of Fl., Robert “Bobby” Crites of Calif., Arthur Crites of Tenn., Jimmy Crites of Al.; grandchildren, Justin Michael Petry, Jeremy Scott Petry, Joshua Mark Petry, Steven Michael Crites, Chelsea Morgan Crites; great- grandchildren, Avah Marie Petry, Abram Scott Petry, Joseph Michael Petry, Silas James Maher, Mikey Crites and Joshua Crites.

Services will be held 7:30 P.M., Thursday, September 21, 2017 at Pennington Funeral Home, Gauley Bridge, with Tim Bowers speaking.

Friends may gather with the family Thursday, September 21 begining at  6:00 P.M. at the funeral home.

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Kaye, Charleston, WV
   Posted Wed September 20, 2017
Thank you for your service to our country Mr. Crites!

Dan Hill Construction Employees
   Posted Wed September 20, 2017
Mark, so sorry for your loss, Just know we are thinking of you and your family.26

Ray Walker
   Posted Wed September 20, 2017
Arthur, Aubrey, Bobby and Jimmy.
My thoughts and prayers are with you in the passing of Roy Jr.
Still recall our early days at Alloy.

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