Cecil A. Crookshanks

Published 4:29 pm Monday, January 6, 2020

Cecil A. Crookshanks, 95, a longtime resident of Smithfield, was born April 24, 1924 in Rainelle, W.Va. to the late Cecil R. Crookshanks and Helen Dickerson Crookshanks, and passed away on Jan. 4, 2020.  Cecil was married to Betty Lee Weatherford who passed away Oct. 22, 1992. He is survived by his sister, Sue Settle; son, Charles Emory Crookshanks (Patricia); three granddaughters, Heather, Cassandra (Robert) and Emarie (Charles); four great-grandchildren, Holden, Lauren, Andrew and Ainsley.  Cecil retired from the U.S. Navy, after serving in WWII, the Korean Conflict and the Vietnam War.  Cecil worked many jobs in his long-life including coal mining, Fuller Brush salesman, Gwaltney of Smithfield, Daniels Construction, Rack and Sack, Littles Supermarket and Farm Fresh.  A graveside service will be held on Friday, Jan. 10, 11 a.m. in St. Luke’s Memorial Park, Smithfield.  The family will receive friends on Thursday evening from 6-7 p.m. at Little’s Funeral Home, Smithfield. Online condolences may be registered at www.littlesfuneralhome.com.

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