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Eugene Raymond Crain Sr., age 79, of Norton Shores, Michigan, passed away peacefully at his home surrounded by the love of his family on Tuesday, March 14, 2023. He was born February 18, 1944, in Muskegon, MI to the late Clyde and Virginia Mae (Christensen) Crain. Eugene proudly served his country in the United States Army during the Vietnam War.

Survivors include his wife, Gloria (Shelkey); son, Benjamin Crain Sr.; grandson, Benjamin Crain Jr.; and granddaughter, Kelsi Crain. He was preceded in death by his parents and son, Eugene Raymond Crain Jr.

Per his wishes cremation has taken place and no services will be held.

A full obituary will be posted as soon as it becomes available.

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Cremation arrangements are entrusted to Michigan Cremation & Funeral Care, Grand Rapids, 616-452-3006, exclusive providers of Veterans Funeral Care.


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  1. Terry Crain on March 18, 2023 at 10:43 am

    You were my hero someone I looked up to ,you were a helluva brother and I’ll miss you. Love you

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