Obituary: Doyle Eugene Crane

March 15, 1930 – October 31, 2019

Doyle Eugene Crane, 89, of Bedford, died at 6:19 a.m. on Thursday, October 31, 2019, at Stonebridge Health Campus.

Born March 15, 1930, in Bedford, he was the son of James Wesley and Melinda Katherine (Bough) Crane. He married Mary Sue Mundy on August 15, 1954, and she survives. He retired as a tool and die maker at NWSC Crane and was a member of the Fairview Community Church. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army serving during the Korean War.

Survivors include his wife, Mary Sue Crane, of Bedford; three sons, Thomas Joe Crane, and wife, Elizabeth, Bradley Ray Crane and companion, Kathy Scott, and Karl Gene Crane, all of Bedford; a daughter, Karen Sue Adams and husband, Jeff, of Columbus, IN; nine grandchildren, Noelle Elizabeth Crane, Jared Ray Crane, Michael Tyler Crane, Stephen Jacob Dragon, Maximilian Charles Dragon, Samual Harrison Dragon, Tyler A. Green, James L. Wright, and Leigha G. Wright; great-grandchildren, Lucas Crane, Olivia Crane, Cohan Dragon, Armondo Dragon, Gannon Dragon, and Everitt Harrison Dragon; a brother, Lewis Crane, of Lowell, IN; two sisters, Evelyn Craig, of Depew, OK, and Samantha Perkins, of Bedford.

He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers, Benjamin and Kenneth Crane, and a sister, Rosemary Williams.

Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. on Monday, November 4th in the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary with Pastor Lyndy Hopkins officiating. Entombment will follow in Cresthaven Memory Gardens. Visitation will be from 1 p.m. until the hour of service on Monday, November 4th at the Day & Carter Mortuary.

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