Frank McCloy Crane, 88, of Six Mile, husband to Marie Merck Crane, passed away August 27, 2022.
Born in Highlands, NC, he was the son of the late Frank and Effie Miller Crane. Mr. Crane served his country in the United States Army and retired as the plumbing supervisor at Clemson University. He attended Six Mile Church of God of Prophecy. Frank enjoyed horseback riding and gardening. He was a man of great faith and found joy in the time with his family and was proud to be known as Poppy-I, a name given by his great-grandson Timothy.
Mr. Crane is survived by his wife of sixty-three years, Marie Merck Crane; children, Harold Crane (Vera) of Six Mile, Doris Wilson (Walter) of Six Mile, Jay Crane (Debbie) of Six Mile, Cynthia Carter (Aaron) of Cullowhee, NC, and Susan Orr (Scott) of Central; grandchildren, James Crane (Kelsey), Wayne Wilson II (Stephanie), Jared Crane (Jennifer), Chloe Denton (Brandon), Matthew Davis, Gray Crane, Sarah Carter, Susan Carter, Ethan Orr (Lauren), and Bryce Orr; brother, Chester Crane (Fredda) of Seneca. He is also survived by 10 great-grandchildren.
Frank was predeceased by his parents; grandchildren, Sarah Wilson and Grail Wilson; siblings, Clarence Crane, Carlton Crane, Oscar Crane, Margaret Jane Montague, Lassie Buchanan, and Robert Crane; son-in-law, Wayne Wilson.
Funeral service will be held Tuesday, August 30, 2022 at 2:00 p.m. in the Chapel of Duckett-Robinson Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Six Mile Church of God of Prophecy Cemetery.
The family will receive friends prior to the service from 1:00 p.m. until 1:45 p.m. at the funeral home.
Flowers will be accepted or donations can be made to Six Mile Church of God of Prophecy, Cemetery Fund, 109 Fieldstone Drive, Easley, SC 29642.