Donald H. Crum
World War II U.S. Army veteran
Donald H. Crum 90, died Dec. 7, 2012.
A World War II veteran of the U.S. Army, Mr. Crum worked at Goodyear Aircraft for 20 years and retired from his insurance agency, Don Crum Insurance (now Crum-Enlow Insurance). He was a member of the Model A Restorers Club for 50 years and served as technical advisor, master judge and national director; and also was a member of Emmanuel United Church of Christ, where he served as treasurer and superintendent of Sunday school. He served as assistant Boy Scout master of Goodyear Troop 59 and was a member of the Tallmadge Outing Club.
Mr. Crum was known in the area for his garden and the tomatoes that he proudly delivered to friends and family. He enjoyed playing the lottery, waiting for Publishers Clearing House to show up at the door and gambling at Mountaineer with friends and family. His family enjoyed the perch he caught in Canada and Lake Erie.
Mr. Crum was preceded in death by his first wife, Ova; sisters, Bernie and Arlene; brother, Clarence; and brother-in-law and friend, John Cristman. He is survived by his wife of 36 years, Bonnie; sons, Donald R. (MaryAnn) and Michael Wood; daughters, Darla Earnest, Marcia (Robert) Fidelholtz, and Beth Wood; niece, Donna (Harry) Kinser; 10 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren; friend, Ken Enlow; and dogs, Gracie and Heidi.
Memorial donations may be made to the American Heart Association , P.O. Box 15120, Chicago, IL 60693.
Donovan Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.