Douglas Gene Cripe

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Douglas Gene Cripe

August 26, 1935 - November 04, 2018

Douglas Gene Cripe, 83, died Sunday, Nov. 4, at Avalon Village.
He was born Aug. 26, 1935, in New Paris, to Roy and Rosa (Welty) Cripe.
On March 19, 1960, he married Vonda Losee in Goshen. She preceded him in death.
Survivors include two daughters, Brenda (Jim) Mast, Rome City, and Holly Slabach, Kokomo; grandchildren, Tom (Stephanie) Cripe, Erica (Idris) Busari, Jason (Laura) Slabach, and Emily Slabach; great-grandchildren, Donavin, Yetunde, Aubre, Oluwatobi, Tolulope, Leah, Olatundun, Money, and America; and brother, Phil (Marilyn) Cripe, Nappanee.
He was preceded in death by siblings, Flossie Losee, Dorothy Losee, Betty June Cripe and Bob Cripe.
Douglas was a security guard for Supreme Truck Division and a member of People's Bible Church. He enjoyed hunting and fishing and was a member of the NRA. He loved his family and church as well as reading the Bible.
Visitation will take place from 1 to 3 p.m. Friday, Nov. 9, at Yoder Culp Funeral Home, Goshen, before the 3 p.m. funeral service.
Burial will be at Union Center Cemetery in Nappanee.
Memorial contributions may be given to American Cancer Society or People's Bible Church.
Online condolences may be shared at www.yoderculpfuneralhome.com.
Published on November 6, 2018
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