H. “Gary” Crandall, 81, of Edmond, OK passed through this life into Heaven on June 28, 2015. Gary was born on July 30, 1933 in Wadena, IA the oldest of 4 children.
He leaves behind 4 daughters, Colleen Bowien, husband Billy of OKC; Lynn Scott, husband Michael of Broken Arrow, OK; Annette Collier and Robyn Crandall, both of Edmond, OK.
He was preceded in death by his parents and brother, “Bing” Crandall of OKC.
Gary’s pride and joy were his 9 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren. He was the best “Pop” on the planet. He will be missed every day until we see him again.
Gary served in the U.S. Navy aboard the Antietam from 1951-1955. He loved the Dallas Cowboys, OU football, classic cars, horses and western films. Our dad never met a stranger; he truly loved life and lived every moment with humor and laughter.
His wish was to have his ashes taken to the Volga River where he fished as a boy. Gary’s daughters extend a special thank you to Bob Howl for his generosity and friendship.
A memorial service will be held at 2:00 Tuesday, June 30, 2015 at Matthews Funeral Home chapel.
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