Keary "Bill" W. Crim, passed away January 25, 2020 surrounded by loving family.
Keary graduated from the University of Akron and earned a Masters at Case Western. Keary enjoyed being a Social Worker at Edwin Shaw for 25 years and after retirement he enjoyed working for Mature Services. Keary was an avid watercolor painter, golfer, and lover of classic cars and was a former Cuyahoga Falls Little League softball coach. Keary was an active member of First United Methodist Church of Akron and served free lunch on Tuesdays. Those who knew Keary know he was full of humor and loved passing on his unique sense of humor and love of puns to his children and grandchildren.
Keary was preceded in death by his father William Crim, mother Josephine M. Irwin and granddaughters Eleanore, Beatrice and Fae.
He will be dearly missed by his loving wife of 48 and a half years Catherine; daughter Amy (Bob)Powers; sons Scott Crim (Mark Rittenour) and David (Meagan) Crim; grandchildren Sophia, Shelby, Stella and Theodore; sister Claudia (Irvin) Terzic; brother Raymond; sisters-in-law, Carolyn Turpin and Christine (Fredrick) Sax, and many other aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews, and friends.
Per his wishes, cremation has taken place. A memorial service to celebrate his life will be held at 12 pm on Saturday, February 1, 2020 at First United Methodist Church of Akron, 236 East Mill St., Akron, OH 44308. Guests are welcome to visit with the family two hours prior to the service from 10 am until noon. After the service, the family invites you to continue sharing memories and join them for a light lunch in the Fellowship Hall. In lieu of flowers please consider donating to First United Methodist Church of Akron or any social service agency (such as the Humane Society).
Arrangements entrusted to Clifford-Shoemaker Funeral Home and Crematory, 330-928-2147.
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