Alan W. Crites, 37, of Cabool, Missouri, passed away on Sunday, October 18, 2009, at his home. He loved the outdoors, especially fishing, camping and bow hunting. If you ever needed to find him he would be in the woods or at the creeks and rivers.
Alan was preceded in death by a brother, Neal, and grandparents Guy and Viola Crites.
He is survived by his wife, Melissa of Cabool; his sons, Dakota Crites and Timothy Bayless, his daughter, Laura Crites, and his grandchildren, Katie and Dominick Bayless, all of Cabool; his parents, Charles and Eilene Crites of Enid, Oklahoma; his grandparents, Marion and Delcea Batterman of Enid, Oklahoma; two sisters, Angela Bunch of Ponca City, Oklahoma, and Anita Milam of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; a brother, Alex Crites of Dublin, California; his mother- and father-in-law, Jim and Ailene Bayless of Cabool; as well as several nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. He will be dearly missed by all those who knew and loved him.
Visitation was Wednesday, October 21, 2009, at the funeral home. Arrangements were under the direction of Elliott-Gentry-Carder Funeral Home of Cabool.