Donald E. Crist

Born: Sat., Jul. 18, 1925
Died: Sun., Nov. 26, 2017


10:00 AM to 12:00 PM, Fri., Dec. 01, 2017
Location: Paradise Hill United Methodist Church

Funeral Service

12:00 PM Fri., Dec. 01, 2017
Location: Paradise Hill United Methodist Church

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Donald E. Crist, 92 of Ashland passed away

Sunday November 26, 2017 at the Paradise

Hill United Methodist Church.

He was born July 18, 1925 in Ashland Co.

the son of Raymond and Matilta Crist of


He was a resident of Ashland most of his life

and was a member of the Paradise Hill United Methodist

Church. Donald was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II, worked construction as a carpenter, worked

at Faultless Rubber and Abbott for 26 years as a maintenance person, and had a small farm he loved.

He is survived by his wife of 72 years, Bertha Miller Crist, to whom he was married October 26, 1945,

two sons, Donald (Barbara) Crist of Cape Coral, Florida and Mark (Diane) Crist of Ashland, five

grandchildren, Tim (Cindy) Crist of Ashland, Scott (Jennifer) Crist of Lodi, Shannon (Ashley) Crist of

Missoula, Montana, Greg (Salina) Crist of Fort Myers, Florida and Melody (Jimmy) Johnson of St.

Lucie, Florida, 12 great-grandchildren, Austin Crist, Collin Crist, Autumn Crist, Madelynn Crist,

Brooklyn Crist, Katlynn Crist, Sawyer Crist, Sydney Crist, Haley Crist, Matthew Crist, Travis Crist and

Abigail Johnson, and a sister, Olive Stauffer of Ashland.

He was preceded in death by a brother and a sister.

Services will be 12:00 Noon Friday December 1, 2017 at Paradise Hill United Methodist Church with

Pastor Layton Broome officiating. Burial will be in Imhoff Cemetery where the Ashland Veterans

Honor Guard will conduct military rites.

Friends may call two hours prior to the service Friday at the church.

Memorial contributions may be made to Paradise Hill United Methodist Church 1491 State Route 603

Ashland, OH 44805.

Fickes Funeral Home in Jeromesville assisted the family with arrangements.

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Chris Adams
   Posted Wed November 29, 2017
Bertha and Family,

I am very sorry to hear about Don's passing. Dad always enjoyed working with Don at Faultless. Bless Don. Bertha and the entire family during this time of loss.

Chris Adams
Dublin, Oh

Marie (Bull) Hange
   Posted Thu November 30, 2017
Bertha and Family, Although no words can really help to ease the loss you bear, just know that you are very close in every thought and prayer.

Joe Kessler
   Posted Sat December 02, 2017
Mrs. Crist,

Sincere condolence at the loss of your husband. What a pleasure it was to work with Don at Abbott and work with your son, Don as well. It always brightened my day to see you all with Walt and Ollie at McDonald's in the mornings.
Don was just a class gentleman and one I'll miss.

Thoughts and prayers will continue for your and your family,

Joe kessler

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