Garlin W. Crites 1928 - 2017   

Garlin W. Crites
, age 89, of Wadsworth, passed away on Sunday, December 17, 2017.    He was born in Sutton, WV, on March 8, 1928, to the late Doy and Lula Crites.

Garlin is survived by his brother, Wilbert Crites;  sisters, Unamae Griffin and Freda McLaughlin;  daughters, Susan Cleary (Henry) and Patty Smead (Brian); three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

Garlin was the proprietor of Crites Restaurant in Wadsworth for the last 47 years. He will be missed by his customers and all who knew him.

Family recieved friends, Wed., December 20, 2017, from 12:00 - 2:00 pm and will receive friends tonight, 5:00 - 8:00 pm at Cox-McNulty Funeral Home 1376 High St. Wadsworth, OH.   Funeral Service will follow at 8:00pm tonight at the funeral home.   Pastor Keith Hejnal will officiate.   Burial, with full military honors, will take place, THURSDAY at 11:00 am, at the Western Reserve National Cemetery, Seville, Ohio.
Crites Restaurant, a long time tradition in the South End of Wadsworth.
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