Sheridan Lee Crumrine, 90, Chanute, died Monday, Jan. 16, 2012 at the Neosho Regional Medical Center in Chanute.
Sheridan was born in Independence on July 23, 1921, the son of Roy Herbert and Mary Helen DeVore Crumrine. Sheridan, a resident of Chanute since 1933, was better known in the community as “Shevy.” He graduated from Chanute High School in 1940 and married Shirley Mary McCune on Jan. 17, 1946 in Chanute.
Sheridan served throughout the Pacific Theater with the 736th Amphibious Engineers of the U.S. Army during WWII, attaining the rank of Technical Sergeant before returning to Chanute in 1947 where he and his wife, Shirley, both resided for the rest of their lives.
Sheridan spent his professional career working for Neosho Paper Products, beginning shortly after High School and returning after his military service to work for the company until his retirement as the plant superintendent in the late 1980s.
Sheridan is survived by three grandchildren, Randall Steven Crumrine, Denver, Colo., Daiquirie Lynn Crumrine, Wichita, and Devin Lee Crumrine, Wichita; two great-grandchildren, Ian Randall Crumrine, Denver, Colo., and Dexter Atom Crumrine, Wichita’ as well as a daughter-in-law, Jacqueline Crumrine, Wichita.
Graveside service will be 2 p.m. today, Jan. 27 at Elmwood Cemetery in Chanute. Sheridan will be interred next to his wife Shirley who passed away in 2001.
Memorials in his name may be made to the Cecil J. Meeker VFW Post 1654 and may be left with the funeral home.
Penwell-Gabel Gibson Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
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