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Bill D. Crites 1937 - 2019
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Carla A. Drescher

GREENSBURG — Bill D. Crites, 81, died Feb. 9, 2019, at Pratt Regional Medical Center, Pratt, Kansas. He was born July 5, 1937 in Higgins, Texas the son of Elby Glenn and Mary Ilene (Brown) Crites. Bill was retired from The Williams Company (Cities Service Gas Company.)  On Feb. 16, 1963, Bill married Donna Spencer in Hardtner, Kan. She survives. 

Other survivors include two daughters Shelly Ewy and husband Stan, Albert, Kan. and Kristi Little and husband Jerry, Greensbur; one son Dan Crites and wife Lisa, Great Bend, Kan.; and nine grandchildren, Spencer and Sheridan Ewy, Jordan, James and Jenner Little, and Braedan, Cassidy, Addison and Brodie Crites. He was preceded in death by his parents; and a sister Glenna Jean Detrixhe. 

Funeral Services and celebration of Bill’s life will be held 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019, at the First United Methodist Church, Greensburg with Pastor Chu presiding. A visitation will be held 5:30-7 Wednesday at the church. Memorials are suggested to Greensburg Recreation Commission and Boy Scout Troop 211, Greensburg in care of Fleener Funeral Home, PO Box 41, Greensburg, KS 67054.


Funeral arrangements provided by

Fleener Funeral Home 

P.O. Box 41 

Greensburg, KS 67054

Great Bend (Kan.) Tribune, Feb. 12, 2019