Born 12-03-1918 -- Died 5-31-2005
Preston A. Crutcher, 86, died May 31, 2005, at the Lawton Fort Sill Veterans Center in Oklahoma. He was born Dec. 3, 1918, the son of Edger and Edna Krouse Crutcher.
He married Ruth Hull Crutcher in the summer of 1948 in LeFors, Texas, and she preceded him in death March 22, 1994.
Survivors include one son, David Crutcher of Lawton, Okla.; four brothers -- Allan Crutcher of McLean, Texas, Paskel Crutcher of Owasso, Okla., Harmon Crutcher, Pampa, Texas, and Johnny Crutcher of Chickasha, Okla.; three sisters -- Helen Holloway of Owasso, Okla., Waunell Coleman of Salt Lake City, Utah, and Omega Chism of Pampa, Texas; and 30 nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Ruth; his parents, Edgar and Edna Crutcher; his sister, Thelma Lee Harris; and two brohers, Royce Crutcher and Pee Wee Crutcher.
Graveside sevices were held June 3, 2005, at 1 p.m. at Fort Sill National Cemetery in Elgin, Okla., with arrangaments under the direction of Comanche National Funeral Home.