89 year old David Weber Crandall died Tuesday at NHC of Smithville. He was born in Cheshire, Connecticut. Crandall resided in Wolcott, Connecticut most of his life. He moved to Smithville with his wife in 1996. Crandall served in the US Army Air Force during World War II. He was a Jehovah's Witness and served as an Elder in the Wolcott and Smithville congregations. He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Frances Crandall. A son and daughter-in-law, Craig and Natheene (Nat) Crandall of Smithville. A daughter and son-in-law, Diane (Dee) and Michael Tatum of Lawrenceburg. Special niece, Sharon Moore Speed and other nieces and nephews. Crandall was the son of the late Howard E. and Anna Norick Crandall. He was also preceded in death by a sister, Lillian Crandall Moore; a brother, Howard Crandall; a step brother, Frank Buckingham. A memorial service will be at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses in Smithville on Saturday, March 9 at 4:00 p.m. Harold McCarty will officiate. Visitation will be from 3:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. at the Kingdom Hall. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to the Smithville Congregation of Jehovah's Witnesses. DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.
David Weber Crandall
Feb 28 2013