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Lloyd Ellis Crum

Lloyd Ellis Crum, 79, of Marietta, Ohio passed away, Thursday, November 2, 2023, at Marietta Memorial Hospital surrounded by his loving family. He was born May 30, 1944, in Marietta, Ohio to the late Dale and Ruth Smith Crum.
Lloyd graduated from Marietta High School in 1962. He worked at Fenton Art Glass, Sears, and retired after 25 years as a Bus Driver for Marietta City Schools. Lloyd, alongside his wife Rita, was the owner and operator of Crum Fence and Excavating for over 40 years. After decades of installing fences, he invented and patented the Fence Hog in 1998. In the wintertime, he plowed snow for area businesses and individuals. He was able to fix anything and was always willing to lend a helping hand to anyone.
He was a faithful member of The Basilica of Saint Mary of the Assumption where he was a formerly Parish Council Member. He was a member of the K of C Council 478 where he was a former Grand Knight. He was a former Marietta Band Booster, where he was one of the equipment bus drivers. In his free time, Lloyd enjoyed gardening, going to auctions, golfing, and camping at his family farm where he had many long walks and adventures with his grandchildren. He will be remembered as a kind and loving husband, father, grandpa, and great-grandpa.

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