Larry Ray Cruit, 70, a native and lifelong resident of Mobile, Alabama, went home to be with his Lord on Sunday, February 24, 2019.
Larry was a graduate of Baker High School and served honorably in the U.S. Air Force. He then worked at International Paper Company for 27 years; Armstrong World Industries for 8 years and then at Omega Properties for 8 years. Larry loved the Lord, his big family and so many others from work over many years. He called his beloved in-laws, “his God sent family” and always said that he had married into a circus.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Ed and Pauline George; Rayford and Ruth Cruit; father-in-law, Ed Cram; sister, Jan Cruit; cousins, uncles and aunts from Atmore, AL. Larry is survived by his wife of 51 years, Cindy Cruit; his children, Jeff Cruit (Lisa) of Semmes, Keri Murdough (Dale) of Mobile and Greg Cruit (Ashlyn) of Mobile; his grandchildren whom he loved dearly, Hunter, Jameson, Matthew, Christy, Hayden, Hannah, Jacy, Jonathan, Kymberlyn, Haley, Presley and Blake; sibling, Johnny Cruit, of Texas; as well as his extended family by marriage, who were his best friends, his mother-in-law, Betty Cram; brothers and sisters-in-law, Karen and Wayne Wallace, Wayne and Ann Cram, Rance and Elissa Cram, Rusty and Jana Cram, Robin and Keith Stanley, Tim and Leslie Cram, and Dawn and Joe Calvert; along with nieces, nephews, and previous family members as well as many friends, who will miss him dearly.
There was a private family home-going celebration on Saturday, March 2, 2019.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that memorials be made to the Wounded Warriors Project at https://www.woundedwarriorproject.org/donate
Expressions of condolence for the family may be made at www.hughesfh.com. Hughes Funeral Home is assisting the family.