Obituary of Richard George Crittendon

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Richard George Crittendon, 58 of Otis passed away unexpectedly Friday July 22, 2022 at Berkshire Medical Center in Pittsfield. Richard was born in Great Barrington on October 1, 1963 son of Richard and Rose (Crane) Crittendon. He was a graduate from Lee High School class of 1981.

Rich worked for the Town of Monterey Highway Dept as a Foreman for twenty three years. He always loved the outdoors including his garden, variety of animals, fishing, and hunting. Among his many hobbies, Rich had a strong passion for woodworking and will always be remembered by his hand crafted flags and beautiful cutting boards.

Richard is survived by his wife, Lori (Kimberley) Crittendon of Otis whom he married on June 25, 1994, his son, Jacob Crittendon and wife Mary, his daughter, Samantha Crittendon and her fiancé Andrew Bates and four grandchildren, Isabella, Blake, Violet and Lily, his brothers Douglas Crittendon (Donna) and Daniel Crittendon, sisters Rosy Crittendon, Dixie Levesque (Scott), Anne Oppermann (Kerry) and Lila Allard (Donald). Rich also leaves brother-in-laws Robert (Bethany) and Daniel (Rani), and sister-in-laws Lisa, Linda (Creighton), and Kristy (Wade), mother-in-law Jane and father-in-law Robert Kimberley, as well as many nieces and nephews.

A Graveside Service for Richard George Crittendon will be held on Saturday July 30 at 11:15 AM in Otis Center Cemetery. Family will receive friends on Saturday July 30 from 8:30 AM to 10:30 AM at the BIRCHES-ROY FUNERAL HOME 33 South St. Great Barrington MA 01230. Condolences may be made through

4 Responses to Obituary of Richard George Crittendon

  1. Dick and I were so very sad to hear about this. He will be so missed.

  2. I’m so sorry to hear about Rich’s passing. My thoughts and prayers are with all of his family and friends

    Christine Dwyer

  3. We are so sorry to hear of Richard’s passing and send our love and prayers to all the family. He was a true Crittendon with his love for nature, passion to work with his hands, and was a hard worker. He loved his family, and was a good brother, son, father, and husband.
    May you all find comfort knowing Richard will be remembered by us.
    In peace,
    Bill and Sheri Crittendon

  4. So sorry to hear about your brother Richard. Sending everyone my Love.

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