Obituaries

Frankie Ray Crittenden 1948 - 2011 Basehor

A memorial service for Frankie Ray Crittenden, 62, Basehor, took place Feb. 13 at Kelley’s Grille and Bar.
Mr. Crittenden died Feb. 9, 2011, in Eudora.
He was born Aug. 18, 1948, in Dodge City to Chester and Betty Crittenden. He grew up in Kansas City, Kan., and was a graduate of Washington High School. He enlisted in the Navy in 1966 and served for three years. He married the former Reba Rickey in June 1967 and divorced in 1988.
He worked at Masson’s Greenhouse in Linwood and later became a self-employed carpenter and home builder. He loved his Harley, playing poker and spending time with his friends at Kelley’s.
He is survived by three children and their spouses: Jennifer (David) Langston, Lawton, Okla.; Jesse (Rebecca) Crittenden, Tonganoxie; and Eli Crittenden, Omaha, Neb.; five grandchildren; two brothers, Bill Crittenden and Pat Crittenden, both of Arkansas; his former spouse, Reba Ohler, and many close friends.
He was preceded in death by a brother, David Crittenden.
Condolences may be shared with the family at cremationcenterkc.com. Arrangements: Cremation Center of Kansas City, (913) 384-5566.