Maurice D. Cripe, 81, of Vandalia, Illinois, passed away Tuesday, September 25, 2018, at Vandalia Rehab & Health Care in Vandalia, IL.
Services will be held at 11:00 AM, Monday, October 1, 2018, at Miller Funeral Home, Vandalia, IL, with Rev. Joe Lawson, officiating. Burial will follow at Taylor Cemetery, RFD Vandalia, IL. Visitation will be held from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM, Sunday, September 30, 2018, at Miller Funeral Home, Vandalia, IL. Memorials: To the Family. Miller Funeral Home, Vandalia, IL, is in charge of arrangements. Online memories and condolences may be shared with the family at www. millerfh.net.
He was born, February 2, 1937, in Rural Vandalia, IL, the son of Rufus & Edith E. (Bone) Cripe. Married Marjorie Faye Forehand on February 11, 1956, in Vandalia, IL. He was the former Owner/Operator of Cripes Used Car Sales, Vandalia, IL.
He is survived by: Wife – Marjorie Faye Cripe, Vandalia, IL; Son – Larry Cripe & Diane, Bingham, IL; Daughter – Sandra Cripe, Vandalia, IL; Grandchildren – Rick Cripe & Maranatha, Palmetto, FL; Morse Hames & Emily, St. Elmo, IL; Tyler Cripe & Tiera, Hagarstown, IL; Shalet Carroll, Fillmore, IL; Brady Cripe & Casey, Bingham, IL; and Christopher Carroll & Elizabeth, Charles City, VA; Several Great Grandchildren.
Preceded in death by: His Parents and Brother- David Cripe.