Ronald Earl Crites

July 28, 1948 ~ January 16, 2024

Born in: Bonne Terre, Missouri
Resided in: Farmington, Missouri

Ronald E. Crites, 75, of Farmington passed away January 16, 2024 at his residence. He was born July 28, 1948 in Bonne Terre to the late Earl and Bertha (McGraw) Crites. Ron was of Free Will Baptist faith. He was the owner of Ron’s Used Cars in Farmington, which he started in 1973. He also owned The Music Box music store.
In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by three sisters, Maxine Crites in infancy, Marie Underwood and Mary Ann Pate.
Ron is survived by his loving wife of 50 years, Tressa Crites; three children, Darrin Crites, Tina Schulte and husband Eric, Nik Crites & wife Lori; nine-grandchildren, Blake Pritchett, Olivia Savage, Jaya Crites, Allison Savage, Stephanie Crites, Elizabeth Savage, Zach Gamble, Elijah Gamble and Benjamin Daniels; one great-grandchild, Colby Ivy. Several nieces, nephews, other family and friends also survive.
A memorial visitation will be held on Friday, January 19, 2024 from 10:00 AM until the time of a memorial service at Noon at the C.Z. Boyer & Son Funeral Home – Taylor Chapel in Farmington.


Memorial Visitation: Friday, January 19, 2024
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

C.Z. Boyer & Son Funeral Home - Taylor Chapel
111 E. Liberty St.
Farmington, MO 63640

Memorial Service: Friday, January 19, 2024
12:00 pm

C.Z. Boyer & Son Funeral Home - Taylor Chapel
111 E. Liberty St.
Farmington, MO 63640

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  1. Cousin Tressa,
    So sorry for your loss. God blessed you with 50 years of marriage and happiness that will provide you with many great memories.

  2. Candle 8So sorry for your loss. Prayers for you and the kids. Had a lot of good time with Ron he will be missed by a lot of people he was a great man and true friend to all.

  3. Tressa, so sorry to hear of Ron’s passing, you and your family are in our prayers, Harold and Carri Weems.

  4. Tressa, we are so saddened of Ron’s passing. He is in the Lord’s hands now, but will be so missed by so many. Love to you and all the family.

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