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Thomas D. Crank

Thomas D. Crank, age 73, of Eaton, passed away Tuesday, July 3, 2018 at his residence. He was born May 21, 1945 in Richmond, IN to the late Floyd and Gladys (Wilson) Crank. He was a member of the Eaton Church of the Brethren, Eaton, OH. He was a truck driver for almost 50 years with various transportation companies including U.S. Corrugated, Brown Transport, Carl S. Akey Transportation, Garber Ag Freight and most recently Camping World of Richmond. In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by his daughter Leslie Renee Crank; and brothers Gordon Crank and Darrell Crank. He is survived by his wife of 41 years, Naomi Crank of Eaton; daughter Roberta (Scott) Garrett of Eaton; daughter Gail (Steve) Derr of Arcanum; son Thomas Crank, Jr. of Benton, KY; son Andrew (Lindsay) Crank of Richmond, IN; daughter Yvonne (Elias) Edenstrom of Versailles, KY; daughter Audra (Jeff) Hollowell of Eaton; daughter Sonya (Christian) Kovach of Eaton; 19 grandchildren; 3 great grandchildren; sisters Brenda (Dale) Overholts of Indiana and Rhonda (Doug) Price of New Paris; brother Kirk (Mary) Crank of Texas; and numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 am on Saturday, July 7, 2018 at the Eaton Church of the Brethren, 813 Camden Road, Eaton, OH with Pastor Dan Denlinger officiating. Burial will be at Mound Hill Cemetery in Eaton. Visitation will be held on Friday, July 6, 2018 from 4:00 to 7:00 pm at the church. Girton Schmidt & Boucher Gard Funeral Home, Eaton is assisting with arrangements. Although Tom never served in the military, he always felt great compassion for those who did, in his memory memorial contributions may be made to Wounded Warriors Project, PO Box 758517, Topeka Kansas, 66675-8517. Online condolences and other remembrances may be sent to the family by visiting www.gsbfuneralhome.com.

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I am so sorry to hear of Tom passing! We teased each other, what turned out to be one last time, when we saw each other just a couple days earlier in Menards, he was a great guy/cousin. My deepest condolences to the entire family. I was not able to attend the services due to being out of state, thinking of you all!

Tina Turner Dyer Jul 9 2018 12:00 AM

Dear Naomi and family, We are so sorry to learn that Tom has passed away. We have fond memories of all of you from our days at ECOB. We pray that God will provide you with all the comfort and help you need at this difficult time. Love in Christ, Mark & Christie Gardner

Mark & Christie Gardner Jul 8 2018 12:00 AM

Sympathy and Prayers to Tom's family in his passing. May all the great memories of the past bring peace to each of you in his loss. God Bless . Jean and Larry Dawson

Jean Dawson Jul 7 2018 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Thomas Crank

Jean Dawson Jul 7 2018 12:00 AM

It seems like I knew you all my life, after hearing the stories about you from your brother Darrell Crank. My condolences goes out to the Crank family. I asked God to give the family the strength to get through this difficult time. God bless you All. R.I.P. Tommy Beatrice Van Fossen

BeatriceVan Fossen Jul 6 2018 12:00 AM

So sorry for your loss our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family sending hugs and love Randy, Chris and Anthony Honaker

Chris honaker Jul 5 2018 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Thomas Crank

Chris honaker Jul 5 2018 12:00 AM

We were so saddened and shocked to hear of Tom's death. We are out of town on family vacation, and sorry we cannot be their to offer our support at this sad time. Our thoughts, prayers and love are with all of you. We will miss his smiling face. Tom and Jenny Welch

Virginia Welch Jul 5 2018 12:00 AM

John and Michelle Dudon The Crank family is in our thoughts and prayers.

John and Michelle Dudon Jul 5 2018 12:00 AM

Our sincere sympathy to you Naomi and your family! Sharon and Wally Kramer

Sharon Kramer Jul 4 2018 12:00 AM

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