In memory of
Charles Franklin Cruse
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In memory of
Charles Franklin Cruse
CRUSE Charles Franklin Charles Franklin Cruse, age 84 of Brookville, passed away on Wednesday, October 12, 2016. He was born November 24, 1931 in Toledo, OH to the late Robert and Marie (Carroll) Cruse. He graduated from DeVilbiss High School class of 1950. He retired from AT&T in 1988 after 38 years as a Network Service Manager. Chuck was a veteran of the Korean Conflict having proudly served in the U.S. Air Force. He was a member and Trustee at Phillipsburg United Methodist Church, a member of The Air Force Association, past commander of American Legion Post # 707, a life member of V.F.W. Post 4161 in Arcanum, and the Amvets Post #99 in Vandalia. Chuck was also a member of the Ross County Genealogical Society and the Clay Twp. Historical Society. He also enjoyed snowmobiling and deer hunting. He is survived by his son and daughter-in-law, Robert “Bob” and Lynda Cruse of Lewisburg; daughters and son-in-law, Linda Blair of Indiana, Mary and Frank Schaeffer of Eaton; sister, Joan Sullivan of Washington; grandchildren, Bailey Cruse, Riley Cruse, Casey Blair, Shannon Blair, Travis Schaeffer, Cade Schaeffer; great-grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Janice (Clampitt) Cruse. Funeral Services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, October 15, 2016 at the Kindred Funeral Home (400 Union Blvd., Englewood). Interment will follow the service at Arlington Cemetery in Brookville. The family will receive friends on Friday, from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the funeral home. If desired, memorial contributions may be made to VA Hospice Fund. Online condolences may be made to the family at As published in The Blade
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