Age 89, of Ackerson Lake, passed away peacefully at his home May 7, 2018 under the loving care of his family and Arbor Hospice. He is survived by his daughter, Debra (Larry) Gerth, five grandchildren, Christine (Brian) Dever, Vanessa (Ben) Hurley, Chad (Tracy Poxson) Gerth, Elizabeth (Emmitt Gordon) Crandall and James Crandall, twelve great-grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren, two special friends, Yvonne Richardson and Gary Burke, special cousins, Jean and Bill Martz, Mike and Judy Whitney. He was preceded in death by his beloved wife Shirley, son Richard and his parents, DS and Erma Crandall. Mr. Crandall retired from General Material after forty years, was a local and skilled carpenter and had owned and operated the Ackerson Lake Party Store for many hears. He served the nation in the US Army during the Korean War. Mr. Crandall has been cremated and per his directions no services will be held. Contributions in his memory are directed to the American Cancer Society.