TENNERTON — William Allen Crites, 71, of Buckhannon, died Monday, Feb. 26, 2018, at the J.W. Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown. He was born in Buckhannon on Aug. 2, 1946, a son of the late William M. and Rita Smith Crites. He is survived by three daughters: Dorothy “Dottie” Marks, Tina Crites and Sheena Redel, all of Ohio; eight grandchildren; two sisters: Marilyn and husband Gene Lancaster of Virginia and Carol and husband Chris Potts of Buckhannon; four brothers: Wayne Crites and wife Diana of Abbott, and Monnie Burr of Buckhannon, Vaughn Burr and wife Mary of Ohio, and Randy Burr and wife Tracy of Buckhannon; and several nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by one nephew, Jason “Jake” Crites.
Mr. Crites lived in Ohio most of his life and worked as a fabricator for Crown Steel/Volvo White for over 30 years.
Graveside services and interment will be held at the Laurel Fork Cemetery on Saturday, March 3, 2018, at 1 p.m., with the Rev. Wease Day officiating. Online condolences may be extended to the Crites family at www.heavnerandcutright.com The Crites family entrusted the Heavner and Cutright Funeral Chapel with the arrangements.