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Charles Crane October 20, 1931 - January 1, 2013

Crane
Charles William, was born Oct. 20, 1931 in Weatherford, OK and went to his Heavenly Home on Jan. 1, 2013. He graduated from SW State University with a BA in Vocal Music in 1955. He retired from the OK Dept. of Public Safety in 1976 and from PC School District in 1997. He was baptized in 1947 by Virgil Trout and was a member of Mayfair Church of Christ. Charles was preceded in death by his parents, Charles and Mary Frances; his sisters Opal Pepper, Ida Ruth Meeks, Mary Frances Carter; brother, Jay L. Pigg and a nephew David Barretta. He is survived by his beloved wife, Beth; son, Dwight Crane of OKC, ; 2 daughters, Phyllis Melton of Orlando, FL & Jennifer and husband Jim Hader of OKC; 5 grandchildren: Jerry & Nicholas Melton, Scott, Joshua and Caleb Hader; great granddaughter: Melissa Melton; great grandson Shawn Melton; 3 sisters, Shirley and Delmer Cox, Lola Jean Ashford and Joyce Baretta; sister-in-law Priscilla Pigg; 8 nephews and 4 nieces. Charles will be deeply missed and fondly remembered by all that came into his life. In lieu of flowers, memorial may be made to the OMRF Cancer Research or the Mayfair Church of Christ. The family would like to thank Dr. Michael Keefer for his care and compassion. The family will receive visitors from 6-8:00 pm Thursday at the Funeral Home with services to celebrate his life at 1:00 PM, Friday, Jan. 4 at Mayfair Church of Christ with Dr. Randy Johns and Dr. Guy Ross Officiating. Private interment at Arlington Memory Gardens.

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