Fredric Arland McCracken, 74, of Lumber City died Monday, Dec. 5, 2016 at his residence after a lengthy illness.
Born Jan. 9, 1942 in Lumber City, he was the son of Walter and Kathryn (Smith) McCracken. Mr. McCracken was a machinist, having retired from Jefferson Machine in Punxsutawney.
He was Methodist by faith, enjoyed hunting, fishing and working in his workshop. He was a U.S. Naval veteran of the Vietnam War.
On Dec. 14, 1963 in Curwensville, he wed the former Linda J. Wisor, who survives along with two children, Robin Dusch and her husband, Keith of Curwensville and Fredric David McCracken and his wife, Dana of West Decatur.
Also surviving are three grandchildren, Makayla Dusch, Abigale McCracken and Haden McCracken; a sister, Betty Aughenbaugh of Philipsburg; and a brother, Richard McCracken of Curwensville.
He was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers, Dean and Donald McCracken.
Funeral services for Fredric McCracken will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at the Chester C. Chidboy Funeral Home Inc. of Curwensville with the Rev. M. Bruce Dimmick officiating. Burial will be in the Lumber City Cemetery, Lumber City.
Friends will be received from 2 p.m. – 4 p.m. and from 6p.m. – 8 p.m. Thursday again from 10 a.m. – 11 a.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Military honors will be accorded at the funeral home by members of the Clearfield Honor Guard.
The family suggests contributions be made to the American Cancer Society, 26 S. Second St., Clearfield, PA 16830.
Online condolences may be made to the family at www.chidboyfuneralhome.com.
The Chester C. Chidboy Funeral Home Inc. of Curwensville is in charge of the arrangements.