Obituary: Ollie D. Crick 1923 - 2012

Ollie D. Crick

Ollie D. Crick

Ollie D. Crick, 88 of Cottonwood, passed away on August 9, 2012. He was born on August 24, 1923 in Shelbyville, Tennessee to Robert L. Crick and Mary Isabell.

Ollie attended school until the 6th grade. He enlisted in the Marines during WWII and received the Purple Heart.

Ollie was a self-employed cattle hauler and an Oil Boot Truck Driver for Arizona Refinery. He belonged to Verde Baptist Church. He had an obsession with picking weeds.

Ollie was a devoted husband, father and grandfather and was admired by all of his cotton-pickin scissor-bill friends.

Ollie was preceded in death by his first wife of 52 years, Lois. He is survived by wife Ellen of 10 years; sons Tad of Atlanta, GA and Jim (Bonnie) of Flagstaff; brother Oscar L. Crick (Ann) of Phoenix; 4 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren.

A funeral service will be held on Monday, August 13, 2012 at 10:00am at Verde Baptist Church in Cottonwood. Interment will be in Heritage Memorial Park in Dewey, Arizona.

An online guestbook is available to sign at www.westcottfuneralhome.com

 Information provided by survivors.

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