Earl C. 'Bus' Cryderman

Jan 15, 1915 - Oct 25, 2012


Earl C. "Bus" Cryderman, 97, of Huntington, IN, died Thursday evening, Oct. 25, 2012, at the Parkview Regional Medical Center in Fort Wayne.

Mr. Cryderman was co-owner of Millington Truck Body in Huntington, where he also served as shop foreman for more than 30 years, retiring in 1977. He was a 1933 graduate of Millington High School in Millington, MI. He was a World War II veteran of the United States Navy, a 55-year member of the Huntington Lions Club, a 30-year member of the Izaak Walton League and a former member of the National Rifle Association. He was also a member of the Trinity United Methodist Church.

He was born Jan. 15, 1915, in Millington, MI, to Earl C. and Addie Carr Cryderman. He married Mary E. Groves Van Dine on Sept. 7, 1946, in Huntington. His wife survives.

Additional survivors include a son, James (Carol) Cryderman, of Huntington; a stepdaughter, Phyllis (Robert) Prewitt, of Ripon, CA; a brother, George Cryderman, of Michigan; and a sister, Viola Taylor, of Texas; five grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.

Calling is Monday, Oct. 29, 2012, from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Myers Funeral Home, Huntington Chapel, 2901 Guilford St., Huntington. A funeral service will be Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012, at 10 a.m., with one hour of visitation prior, at the funeral home, with Rev. Bill Rapp and Rev. Robert Land officiating. Interment will take place in the Gardens of Memory Cemetery in rural Huntington County.

Preferred memorials are to the Trinity United Methodist Church, in care of Myers Funeral Home, 2901 Guilford St., Huntington, IN 46750.

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