Born Feb. 27, 1934, in Hornersville, Mo., son of the late Willie Edward and Mary Estella Bennett Crim, he was a U.S. Army veteran.
He married Grace Jones, who preceded him in death. He later married Odie Crim, who survives.
Survivors also include one daughter, Anna Ford, of Kennett; two step-daughters, Jerrye Dawn Hobson and Holly Jeanette Hawkins; one brother, Dennis Crim; two sisters, Jerris Maples, of Decatur, Ill., and Zelma O'Connor, of Maryville, Tenn.; five grandchildren, Kristen Callis, Rebecca and Tina Montgomery and Jessica and Joshua Ford; one great-grandchild, Elizabeth Grace Callis and four step-grandchildren, Brant, Kelsey, Baylee and Chesnee.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Monday, April 25, at the McDaniel Funeral Home chapel in Kennett with the Rev. Carolyn Caraway officiating.
Burial was in the Memorial Gardens Cemetery at Kennett.
Pallbearers were Mark and Mike Alexander, Jeremy Callis, Bill Brooks, Bill Blanchard and Arnold Masters.