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James "Jim" Edward Crites

July 12, 1961 ~ October 18, 2019 (age 58)

Obituary

James E. “Jim” Crites, 58 of Jackson, passed away Friday, October 18, 2019, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau.

He was born July 12, 1961, in Cape Girardeau, to Carroll and Sylvia “Bea” Moore Crites.  He was a graduate of Cape Central High School.

He worked nearly 25 years for the City of Cape Girardeau, at the Cape Jaycee Golf Course and Fairmount/Lorimier Cemeteries. 

Loving survivors include his life partner, Rick Hartle of Jackson; a daughter, Emily Hartle-Tripp of Jackson; three grandchildren, Caleb Hartle, Shawn Hamm, and Ronnie Rachelle Hamm; two sisters, Deanna (Mark) Whittaker of Zalma, Missouri and children Kyler, Andrew and Adrian, and Shelley (the late James) Piekert of Des Arc, Missouri and children Tyla, Shawna, and Levi; his foster mom, Carol Smith of Cape Girardeau; several aunts, uncles, cousins, and relatives on Rick’s side of the family.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a daughter, Sarah Hartle-Hamm; and Rick’s parents, Les and Vi Hartle.

Visitation is from 10:30 a.m. to service time, Wednesday, October 23, 2019, at McCombs Funeal Home and Cremation Center in Jackson.

The funeral service is at 1:30 p.m., Wednesday, October 23, 2019, at the funeral home, with the Rev. Janet Hopkins officiating.  Burial will follow at Russell Heights Cemetery in Jackson.

The family appreciates memorial contributions to Post Oak Cemetery Fund, City of Cape Girardeau Parks and Recreation c/o John Schneider Memorial Youth Scholarship Award or c/o Old Lorimier Cemetery, 410 Kiwanis Drive, Cape Girardeau, Mo 63701. 

Online condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.mccombsfuneralhome.com.

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Services

Visitation
Wednesday
October 16, 2019

10:30 AM to 1:30 PM
McCombs Funeral Home, Inc.
DBA
McCombs Funeral Home and Cremation Center
640 West Independence
Jackson, MO 63755

Funeral Service
Wednesday
October 16, 2019

1:30 PM
McCombs Funeral Home, Inc.
DBA
McCombs Funeral Home and Cremation Center
640 West Independence
Jackson, MO 63755

Interment following funeral service

Russell Heights Cemetery
435 South Farmington
Jackson, MO 63755

Please note
Janet Hopkins officiating.

Donations

Post Oak Church Cemetery
Patton MO 63662
Web: https://www.findagrave.com/cemetery/1989614/post-oak-cemetery

City of Cape Girardeau Parks & Recreation / John Schneider Memorial Youth Scholarship Award
410 Kiwanis Drive, Cape Girardeau MO 63701
Tel: 1-573-339-6340
Web: https://www.cityofcapegirardeau.org/departments/parks

City of Cape Girardeau Parks & Recreation / Old Lorimier Cemetery Fund
410 Kiwanis Drive, Cape Girardeau MO 63701
Tel: 1-573-339-6340
Web: https://www.cityofcapegirardeau.org/departments/parks/cemeteries/old_lorimier_cemetery

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