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Dennis Ray Crittendon, Sr.

December 31, 1953 ~ June 23, 2020 (age 66)

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Dennis Ray Crittendon, Sr., 66, of Huntington, IN, passed away on Tuesday, June 23, 2020, at 8:31am at Majestic Care of West Allen, Fort Wayne, IN.

Dennis was born on December 31, 1953, in Floyd County, KY, to James and Rendy (Richardson) Crittendon. His parents preceded him in death.  Dennis married Debra Wall in 1981.  She survives and resides in Huntington.

Dennis worked for T Square in North Webster, IN, and worked on the famous Dixie boat. In the Huntington area he worked for Maco and Eagle Pitcher as a Supervisor.  He worked with heavy equipment at the landfill, drove semi, built his house and worked on churches.   He loved helping people, crushing cans, collecting change, pocket knives, and he most of all loved his entire family and fishing. Dennis was a member of the Church of God of Prophecy & Gethsemane.

  Along with his wife, Debra, Dennis is survived by one son, Junior (Nicole) Crittendon, Bippus, IN; five daughters, Shauna Vanosdale, Roanoke, IN, Stacey Roberts, Sneads, FL, Shannon Crittendon, Huntington, Kandi Crittendon, Indianapolis, IN, Shayla Swank, Warsaw, IN; one brother, Mike (Connie) Crittendon, Huntington; one sister, Annette Baker, TN; 15 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren.

Along with his parents he was preceded in death by five brothers, Jack Crittendon, Blake Crittendon, Dan Crittendon, Sam Crittendon, Bernie Crittendon; and two sisters, Naomi Lafever and Billy Sue Romine.

A Graveside service will be held on Thursday, July 2, 2020, at 10:00 a.m. at Pilgrim’s Rest Cemetery, Huntington, IN.

In lieu of flowers memorials can be made to Alzheimer’s Association in care of McElhaney-Hart Funeral Home, 715 N. Jefferson Street, Huntington, IN  46750.

 McElhaney- Hart Funeral Home, 715 N. Jefferson St., Huntington, IN, is in charge of arrangements.  Online condolences to

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Graveside Service
July 2, 2020

10:00 AM
Pilgrim's Rest Cemetery
State Road 5 North & CR 500 North
Huntington, IN 46750


Alzheimer's Association
715 N. Jefferson St. c/o McElhaney-Hart Funeral Home, Huntington IN 46750
Tel: 1-260-356-3320

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